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An introduction to this complex condition.
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic disorder that results from a mutation in one of two genes that are present in virtually all cells.
The disorder is well known for causing a wide variety of symptoms, which often differ from one individual to another.
TSC can affect almost every major organ system, and its symptoms can be anywhere from mild to severe.
Early diagnosis, careful monitoring, and intervention can dramatically improve the long-term prognosis for people with TSC.
An overview of the research at the Herscot Center for TSC.
A guide to talking about TSC with family, friends, teachers, co-workers and doctors.
A guide to resources and tools at Mass General and around the world.
A genetic counselor can provide you with specialized information about TSC in a context that extends beyond clinical diagnosis and treatment.
A complex condition like TSC comes with a lot of medical terminology. Here are a few of the most common words you may encounter.
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