tuberous sclerosis

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tu·ber·ous scle·ro·sis

n. esclerosis tuberosa, enfermedad familiar marcada por ataques convulsivos, deficiencia mental progresiva y formación de múltiples tumores cerebrales cutáneos.
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INTRODUCTION: Tuberous Sclerosis complex (TSC) was first described in 1880's as "Bourneville's disease" named after the French physician Desire-Magloire Bourneville (1840-1909).
Desire-Magloire Bourneville (a French physician) coined the term sclerose tubereuse, from which the name of the disease has evolved.