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Tuberous Sclerosis
Case from German physician Richard Kothe, 1903
Tuberous sclerosis is not to be confused with tuberculosis. It’s an autosomal dominant, multi-system disorder, but almost 2/3 of cases are sporadic mutations. The periungual fibromas illustrated here are one of the key diagnostic criteria for the Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
Illustration from Wikimedia Commons

Tuberous Sclerosis

Case from German physician Richard Kothe, 1903

Tuberous sclerosis is not to be confused with tuberculosis. It’s an autosomal dominant, multi-system disorder, but almost 2/3 of cases are sporadic mutations. The periungual fibromas illustrated here are one of the key diagnostic criteria for the Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.

Illustration from Wikimedia Commons