Familial Tuberous Sclerosis Complex:
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex an a Patient Presenting in Status Epilepticus
Keywords:tuberous sclerosis complex, status epilepticus, epilepsy
Tuberous sclerosis complex is a rare multi-systemic disorder that could be complicated by disabling neurological manifestations including intractable epilepsy. It is an autosomal dominant disorder with variable penetrance. Familial tuberous sclerosis probably occurs more often than is reported in the literature. This article reports on a Nigerian man with tuberous sclerosis complex who presented in status epilepticus with documentation of tuberous sclerosis in his family and discussed the manifestations, diagnostic criteria, clinical evaluation, investigation and management of patients with tuberous sclerosis complex.
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