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A 10-year-old boy with mild mental retardation is ...

Tuberous sclerosis

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submitted by ergogenic22(38),

See the first aid entry on Tuberous sclerosis. It is associated with increased incidence of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma and many other conditions.





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submitted by usmleuser007(97),

Tuberous sclerosis = "ash-leaf spots" = oval-shaped areas pale areas on skin. often d/t hamartomas