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Journal of Case Reports
Tuberous Sclerosis: A Diagnostic Clinical Dilemma: Review and Case Report
Priti Singh1, V. Chandar2
1Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, New Delhi; 2Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Swami Rama Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Jolly Grant, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr Priti Singh
Email: drpritisingh1532@gmail.com
Received: 29-JUN-2020 Accepted: 16-AUG-2020 Published Online: 25-OCT-2020
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2020.0058
Background: Tuberous sclerosis is neuro-cutaneous, multisystem disease affecting children and adults, characterized by the formation of hamartomatous lesions in multiple organs like brain, kidney, lung, heart and skeleton system. Case Report: We hereby report a 10 year old who presented in hypertensive encephalopathy making tuberous sclerosis a diagnostic dilemma. The investigations revealed cutaneous involvement, intracranial lesion and renal lesion. Conclusion: These patients require multidisciplinary support and prolonged palliative measures for better outcome and survival.
Keywords : Angiomyolipoma, Blood Pressure, Scabies, Seizures, Tuberous Sclerosis.
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