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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 52-55

Tuberous sclerosis: A novel approach to diagnosis


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
2 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Karnavati School of Dentistry and Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
3 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Madha Dental College, Kundrathur, Chennai, India
4 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
P B Jahagirdar
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.90742

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Tuberous sclerosis or tuberous sclerosis complex is a dominantly inherited neurocutaneous disorder that variably affects the brain, skin, kidneys, heart, and other organs. Diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis becomes difficult in the young individuals with subtle changes. At this point, a careful inquiry and examination of the accessible signs and symptoms can errand a possible diagnosis. We hereby report such a rare case of tuberous sclerosis in 14-year-old boy, which was diagnosed in a novel approach.






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