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Tuberous sclerosis diagnosed in adult age

Alper Alp, Sibel Demiral Sezer, Mehmet Tanrisev


Tuberous sclerosis (Bourneville Disease, Vogt triad) is an autosomal dominant hereditary disease characterized by hamartomas. It can affect all body organs, but is most commonly seen on the skin, brain, eyes, lungs, heart and kidney. We describe the successful management of a case of forty two years old women who presented to us with complaints of nausea, vomiting, bilateral flank pain.

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