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Glossary: tuberous sclerosis, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

tuberous sclerosis

(TOO-ber-us skleh-ROH-sis)

A genetic disorder in which benign (not cancer) tumors form in the kidneys, brain, eyes, heart, lungs, and skin. This disease can cause seizures, mental disabilities, and different types of skin lesions.

2003-05-23

2009-03-20