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Signs of Tuberous sclerosis

Symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Tuberous sclerosis may include:

Note that Tuberous sclerosis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Tuberous sclerosis signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis:

Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)

Tuberous sclerosis is an hereditary disorder characterized by benign, tumor-like nodules of the brain and/or retinas, skin lesions, seizures and/or mental retardation. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

NINDS Tuberous Sclerosis Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

primarily characterized by seizures, mental retardation, and skin and eye lesions. In some cases, neurobehavioral problems may also occur. Individuals with tuberous sclerosis may experience none or all of the symptoms with varying degrees of severity. Tuberous sclerosis is a multi-system disease that can affect the brain, kidneys, heart, eyes, lungs, and other organs. Small benign tumors may grow on the face and eyes, as well as in the brain, kidneys, and other organs. Neuroimaging studies may be able to confirm the diagnosis. Seizures most often begin in the first year of life. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Tuberous Sclerosis Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Tuberous sclerosis?

The phrase "signs of Tuberous sclerosis" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Tuberous sclerosis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Tuberous sclerosis signs or Tuberous sclerosis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Tuberous sclerosis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Tuberous sclerosis symptoms.


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