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Tuberous Sclerosis

  • By: Matthew R. Janes
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Tuberous sclerosis, also called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), is a disease marked by the formation of widespread benign tumors throughout the body. This disease has a well-established molecular link, which stems from defects or mutations in either of two genes TSC1 ...

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