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mental retardation, epilepsy, and facial
angiofibromas. The incidence has been
estimated to be 1 case per 6000 live births.
Although rare, this disorder is a cause of mental
retardation with severe epilepsy.1 Scientists have
found manifestations of this disorder not only in
brain and skin, but also in the eyes, heart, lungs, and
kidneys, so it has been renamed tuberous sclerosis
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