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A Clinical Investigation on 10 Patients of Tuberous Sclerosis.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1983;26(4):373-379.
Published online April 30, 1983.
A Clinical Investigation on 10 Patients of Tuberous Sclerosis.
Hee Jung Chung, Myung Jin Kim, Chang Jun Coe
Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Tuberous sclerosis 환아 10례에 대한 임상적 고찰
정희정, 김명진, 고창준
연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
We reviewed 10 cases of Tuberous sclerosis clinically during the last 2 years from March 1980 to June 1982 and the following conclusion was obtained: 1) The younger children may have cafe au lait spots and depimentation with seizure and psychomotor retardation as the diagnostic clues, while the older one may have Adenoma sebaceum. 2) Computerized tomography of brain is essential for diagnosis as it discloses periventricular calcification even in patients who have no calcification in plain skull x-ray. 3) It would be necessary to investigate the patient regularly as the patient may develop tumor in various organs as well as control the epileptic seizuries.
Key Words: Tuberous sclerosis, clinical investigation, regular follow up.


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