Tuberous Sclerosis in a Young Adult

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Tuberous Sclerosis in a Young Adult

Ikramullah Khan and Rifat Yasmin
Department of Dermatology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad

Tuberous sclerosis is a genetic disorder of hamartoma formation in many organs, characterized by angiofibroma, Shagreen
patch, periungual fibroma, ash-leaf macule, although not invariably, seen in association with epilepsy and mental retardation.
We document a case of tuberous sclerosis in a young adult without CNS manifestations.
Key word: Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)

         

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