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  • Tuberous sclerosis is a genetic condition that can target different parts of the body to varying degrees.
  • Its common characteristic is the formation of tuber-like growths in the brain and sometimes other organs, including the kidneys, heart, liver and lungs.
  • Tuberous sclerosis can cause seizures, delayed development, intellectual impairment and mental health challenges.
  • There is no cure for tuberous sclerosis, but with regular surveillance the impacts of tuberous sclerosis can be minimised.

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Reviewed on: 26-06-2019