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Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis is a congenital familial disorder manifested by convulsive seizures, progressive mental disorder, adenoma sebaceum, benign tumor-like growths on the face, and tumors of the kidneys and brain with projections into the cerebral ventricles. Called also Bourneville's Disease and Epiloia.


References
Thomas, C.L. 1985. Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Co. Pub., Philadelphia. 2170.