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Tuberous Sclerosis

  • Stephen H. Tsang
  • Tarun SharmaEmail author
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 1085)

Abstract

Tuberous sclerosis is characterized by a classic triad: seizures, mental retardation, and cutaneous angiofibromas; this triad occurs in about 30% of cases.

Keywords

Phakomatoses Tuberous sclerosis 

Suggested Reading

  1. Northrup H, Krueger DA, International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Consensus Group. Tuberous sclerosis complex diagnostic criteria update: recommendations of the 2012 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Consensus Conference. Pediatr Neurol. 2013;49:243–54.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Rowley SA, O’Callaghan FJ, Osborne JP. Ophthalmic manifestations of tuberous sclerosis: a population based study. Br J Ophthalmol. 2001;85:420–3.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jonas Children’s Vision Care, Bernard & Shirlee Brown Glaucoma Laboratory, Columbia Stem Cell Initiative-Departments of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Pathology & Cell Biology, Institute of Human Nutrition, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology, Columbia UniversityEdward S. Harkness Eye Institute, NewYork-Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA

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