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Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis–also called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)1–is a rare, multi-system genetic disease that causes benign tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys, heart, eyes, lungs, and skin. It commonly affects the central nervous system and results in a combination of symptoms including seizures, developmental delay, behavioral problems, skin abnormalities, and kidney disease. The disorder affects as many as 25,000 to 40,000 individuals in the United States and about 1 to 2 million [...]

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