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Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)
Disease Category: Developmental Synaptopathies
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex is a genetic condition that affects many organs and can cause tumors in the skin, kidney, brain, heart, eyes, lungs and other organs. The severity of TSC can range from mild, such as skin abnormalities, to severe, such as seizures, intellectual disability or renal failure. The most common symptoms of TSC are seizures and developmental delay as well as benign tumors and skin lesions. TSC can affect virtually every organ system of the body including the brain, kidneys, heart, lungs, eyes, skin, and other organs. In many instances, symptoms of TSC will be apparent in the first six months of life.