Chapter 14. Dermatologic Manifestations of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)

  1. Dr. David J. Kwiatkowski4,
  2. Dr. Vicky Holets Whittemore5 and
  3. Dr. Elizabeth A. Thiele6
  1. Thomas N. Darling1,
  2. Joel Moss2 and
  3. Mark Mausner3

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630073.ch14

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

How to Cite

Darling, T. N., Moss, J. and Mausner, M. (2010) Dermatologic Manifestations of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC), in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics (eds D. J. Kwiatkowski, V. H. Whittemore and E. A. Thiele), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630073.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Brigham & Women's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, 1 Blackfan Circle, Boston, MA 02115, USA

  2. 5

    Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, 801 Roeder Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

  3. 6

    Carol & James Herscot Center For TCS, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology, 175 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Department of Dermatology, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA

  2. 2

    National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Translational Medicine Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA

  3. 3

    Mausner Plastic Surgery Center, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527322015

Online ISBN: 9783527630073

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Keywords:

  • angiofibromas;
  • hypopigmented macules;
  • shagreen patch;
  • skin tumors;
  • tuberous sclerosis complex;
  • ungual fibromas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of TSC Skin Lesions

  • Pathogenesis of TSC Skin Lesions

  • Considerations for Surgical Treatment of TSC Skin Lesions

  • Treatment of Angiofibromas

  • Laser Treatments of Angiofibromas

  • Treatment of other TSC Skin Lesions

  • Future of Medical/Surgical Treatment of TSC Skin Lesions

  • References