Tuberous sclerosis
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Tuberous sclerosis

Neil James Director, Practice education at the School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich

Tuberous sclerosis is characterised by the development of non-cancerous (benign) tumours that can develop on different parts of the body. The most commonly affected areas are the brain, skin, kidneys, heart, eyes and lungs (Northrup et al 2013).

Learning Disability Practice. 22, 3, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/ldp.22.3.14.s16

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