tuberous sclerosis


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tuberous sclerosis

[′tü·bə·rəs sklə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
A familial neurocutaneous syndrome characterized in its complete form by epilepsy, adenoma sebaceum, and mental deficiency, and pathologically by nodular sclerosis of the cerebral cortex. Also known as Bourneville's disease.
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No Etiology CT Brain CT Brain abnormal Normal (n=40) (n=3) n % n % 1 AGN with hypertensive 0 0 i 2.5 encephalopathy 2 Bacterial Meningitis 0 0 2 5 3 Cerebellitis 0 0 0 0 4 Complex Febrile seizures 0 0 IS 37.5 5 Late onset HDN 1 33.3 0 0 6 Neurocysticercosis 0 0 0 0 7 Simple Febrile seizures 0 0 0 0 8 Tuberculous Meningitis 2 66.7 2 5 9 Tuberous sclerosis 0 0 0 0 10 Unprovoked Seizure 0 0 16 40 11 Viral encephalitis 0 0 4 10 S.
Clinical and genotype studies of cardiac tumors in 154 patients with tuberous sclerosis complex.
Margossian et al., "Association between cardiac tumors and tuberous sclerosis in the fetus and neonate," American Journal of Cardiology, vol.
There is little information about the combination of desmoplastic fibroma and tuberous sclerosis; this combination is uncommon [8, 10, 11].
Carsillo et al., "Mutational analysis of the tuberous sclerosis gene TSC2 in patients with pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis," Journal of Medical Genetics, vol.
Hepatobiliary and pancreatic: Hepatic and renal angiomyolipomas associated with tuberous sclerosis complex.
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), also called Bourneville's (Bourneville-Pringle) disease, is a rare autosomal dominant neurocutaneous syndrome.
Diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC): A South African consensus response to international guidelines.
Conclusion: Tuberous sclerosis is a rare genetic condition that mainly causes development of hamartomas.
Tuberous sclerosis complex is an autosomal-dominant, neurocutaneous, multisystem disorder characterized by cellular hyperplasia and tissue dysplasia.
The study group (TSC-G) consists of 4 children with tuberous sclerosis complex at the age between 2 years 10 months and 7 years; mean age: 5 yrs 1.5 mo.