Tuberous Sclerosis is an hereditary autosomal dominant disease with a prevalence of 1/10.000 born. The TSC is due to a defect in TSC2 gene (Tuberous Sclerosis Complex 2, located in p13.3 region of the chromosome 16) or in TSC1 gene (Tuberous Sclerosis Complex 1, located in q34 region of the chromosome 9). These genes are tumor suppressor genes and they encode respectively the Tuberin and Continue Reading...