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).

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