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Volume 17, issue 2

Case report

Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) - a case report

Sylwia Miłońska1, Ewa Murak-Kozanecka1
1. Oddział IV Specjalistycznego Psychiatrycznego ZOZ Szpitala im. J. Babińskiego w Łodzi
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii 2008; 17 (2): 161-164
Keywords: tuberous sclerosis complex, case report

Abstract

Objectives. Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic disease with an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance varying in gene expression. TDC is characterized by the development of tumours within many organs and systems. TDC is diagnosed by the clinical criteria established in 1998.
Case report. The presented case concerns a woman with TDC and includes the circumstances of her hospital admission, the diagnostic process, and treatment.
Commentary. The patient s medical history shows that TDC is relatively easy to diagnose but its assessment requires the co-operation of various specialists.

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Dr Sylwia Miłońska
Oddział IVSPZOZ Szpital im. J. Babińskiego w Łodzi
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