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What kind of disabilities does Tuberous Sclerosis Complex cause within people who face this illness?

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Last Updated: 04/03/2018 at 7:31pm
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endearingLion70
April 3rd, 2018 7:31pm
First described in the 1880s by French neurologist Désiré-Magloire Bourneville, tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form in many different organs, primarily in the brain, eyes, heart, kidney, skin and lungs. The aspects of TSC that most strongly impact quality of life are generally associated with the brain: seizures, developmental delay, intellectual disability and autism. However, many people with TSC are living independent, healthy lives and enjoying challenging professions such as doctors, lawyers, educators and researchers. The incidence and severity of the various aspects of TSC can vary widely between individuals—even between identical twins.