Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
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Tuberous sclerosis complex. Tuberous sclerosis complex tsc is a rare multisystem autosomal dominant genetic disease that causes non cancerous tumours to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys heart liver eyes lungs and skin. Our dedicated advisers and active. A vision for the future the international tsc research conference is held annually to bring together academics healthcare professionals industry patients and patient representatives from around the world to share their knowledge and. Tuberous sclerosis also called tuberous sclerosis complex or tsc is a rare multi system genetic disease that causes non cancerous benign tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys heart eyes lungs and skin.
International tuberous sclerosis complex research conference 2021. These tumors can occur in the skin brain kidneys and other organs in some cases leading to significant health problems. Tsc is a genetic condition that can lead to growths in various organs of the body but those most commonly affected are the brain eyes heart kidney skin and lungs. From wikipedia the free encyclopedia tuberous sclerosis complex 2 tsc2 also known as tuberin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the tsc2 gene.
Tuberous sclerosis complex tsc involves abnormalities of the skin hypomelanotic macules confetti skin lesions facial angiofibromas shagreen patches fibrous cephalic plaques ungual fibromas.