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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

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Overview

Tuberous sclerosis or tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare, multi-system genetic disease that causes benign tumours to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys, heart, eyes, lungs, and skin. [1]

References

  1. "Tuberous Sclerosis Fact Sheet". NINDS. 2006-04-11. Retrieved 2007-01-09. (Some text copied with permission.)

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