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Neurologist offers hope to patients with genetic tumor disorder

Although it is rare, tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) can be a difficult and frightening diagnosis for parents and children. The genetic disorder causes nonmalignant tumors to form in many different organs, including the brain, eyes, kidneys and heart. If a child?s brain is affected by the disease, it can be especially debilitating since it can cause seizures, developmental delays, intellectual disability and autism.
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