Incidental diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis in a child with falciparum malaria
Keywords:Adenoma sebaceum, Neurocutaneous syndrome, Tuberous sclerosis
Tuberous sclerosis complex is a rare genetic disorder inherited in autosomal dominant fashion. It is a multisystem disorder involving brain, skin, kidneys, heart, eyes and lungs which becomes apparent only in late childhood, limiting the usefulness of early diagnosis in infancy. Here, we report a case of a 14 year female child presenting with seizure, mental retardation and typical skin manifestations.
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