What do we know about tuberous sclerosis?

May is Tuberous Sclerosis Awareness Month

Stars Insider

12/05/22 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Human body

Tuberous sclerosis, also called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC),  is a rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by the growth of numerous noncancerous (benign) tumors in many parts of the body. However, when severe, tuberous sclerosis can shorten your life. The condition has a global incidence of one per 6,000–10,000 live births, and over a million people are estimated to be affected worldwide. A little-known disease, tuberous sclerosis nonetheless has a dramatic impact on the lives of those affected by the condition. And it's something we should all be more aware of.

Click through for a better understanding of this uncommon genetic disorder.

COMMENTS

Campo obrigatório

Don’t miss out...


on the latest TV shows, movies, music, and exclusive content from the entertainment industry!

I accept terms & conditions and privacy policy.
I want to receive Exclusive Offers from partners (advertising)

You can easily unsubscribe at any time
Thank you for subscribing