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What is Tuberous sclerosis, type 2?

What is Tuberous sclerosis, type 2?

  • Tuberous sclerosis, type 2: A rare genetic condition characterized by mental and physical retardation, seizures and numerous benign tumors that can occur on the skin or in organs. The severity of symptoms can vary greatly depending on where the tumors occur.

Tuberous sclerosis, type 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Tuberous sclerosis, type 2, or a subtype of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tuberous sclerosis, type 2: Introduction

Types of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2:

Broader types of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2:

What causes Tuberous sclerosis, type 2?

Causes of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2: see causes of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2

What are the symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2?

Symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2: see symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2

Tuberous sclerosis, type 2: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tuberous sclerosis, type 2.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tuberous sclerosis, type 2.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tuberous sclerosis, type 2: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tuberous sclerosis, type 2.
Treatments for Tuberous sclerosis, type 2: see treatments for Tuberous sclerosis, type 2

Name and Aliases of Tuberous sclerosis, type 2

Main name of condition: Tuberous sclerosis, type 2

Other names or spellings for Tuberous sclerosis, type 2:

TSC2, Tuberin, TSC4 gene, formerly, TSC4 formerly, Bourneville syndrome, type 2

 

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