Tuberous Sclerosis | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • My child is having seizures. Does he or she have tuberous sclerosis?
  • Can my child’s tuberous sclerosis be treated with surgery?
  • Are there any medicines that can make my child better?
  • I have one child who has tuberous sclerosis. If I have another baby, will he or she have tuberous sclerosis, too?
  • My child has seizures related to tuberous sclerosis. What other common symptoms should I watch for?
  • Will my child be mentally retarded?

Source

Recognizing an Index Case of Tuberous Sclerosis by JS Hurst, M.D. and S Wilcoski, M.D. (American Family Physician February 01, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000201/703.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 02/00

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