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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[2] Previously used terms for TSC include 'Bourneville's disease' and 'epiloia', but use of these terms is now strongly discouraged.
Sherlock coined the term EPILOIA encompassing the clinical triad of tuberous sclerosis (Epi: epilepsy, Loi: low intelligence, A: adenoma sebaceum).
This was once known as epiloia or Bournville's disease, first identified by French physician Bournville in 1880.