Thursday, 7 January 2021

Tuberous sclerosis

Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis (epiloia) has an Autosomal dominant inheritance pattern. Clinical features include Epilepsy, adenoma sebaceous on the face, white skin patches, shagreen skin, retinal phakoma, subungual fibromata, multiple renal, and other tumors. ID usually is Mild. Autism and other psychiatric disorders are common.

Reference

  1. Harrison PJ, Cowen P, Burns T, Fazel M. Shorter Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2018, Chapter 17, page 499.

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