Tuberous sclerosis

What is Tuberous sclerosis?

Tuberous sclerosis is an autosomal recessive disorder. It is characterized by mental retardation, skin lesions and kidney tumor. Mental retardation is due to presence of cortical tubers, a specific astrocytoma called sub-ependymal giant astrocytoma.

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I am 30 year old female with tuberous sclerosis I have never had any heart problems before the other day my heartbeat was 140 but since then it has...

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Yes dear it can be a possibility of Rhabdomyoma( tumour of heart muscle ) generally associated with Tuberous Sclerosis. It is advisable ,...

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Hy,I choose egg donation program (my results from amhormon was bellow 0.8)soo I don't have eggs any more.... But I have the disease of tuberous...

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Tuberous sclerosis is recognized to show wide variability of expression. There are only four cases of tuberous sclerosis in pregnancy in the...

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My child has tuberous sclerosis . He has brain tumours an epilepsy , but since yesterday I have noticed that he s unable to look up an seems to...

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Thank you for posting your query.

The current problem seems to be a local neck problem, and is most likely not related to tuberous sclerosis....

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