Tuberous Sclerosis | Treatment

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How is tuberous sclerosis treated?

There is no cure for tuberous sclerosis, but your doctor can treat many of the symptoms. For example, medicine can help control seizures and surgery can remove any growths. If your child has developmental problems, occupational therapy can help. Most people who have tuberous sclerosis have a normal life span.

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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