Tuberous Sclerosis Complex : A Case Report

Authors

  • Shahara Haque Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Tarannum Morshed Bangladesh Institute for Research & Rehabilitation in Diabetes Endocrine & Matabolic Diseases (BIRDEM), Dhaka
  • Hasina Begum Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Shahidul Islam Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Kaniz Fatema Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Afroza Begum Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Muhammad Shoyab Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i3.21044

Keywords:

Tuberous sclerosis complex, Renal angiomyolipoma, Cortical tubers, Subependymal nodules

Abstract

The aim of this report is to present various clinical and radiological features of a young female patient with tuberous sclerosis who exhibited multiple hamartomas of various organ system. Tuberous sclerosis is a rare neurocuteneous syndrome exhibiting multiple hamartomatous proliferations that may involve multiple organ system such as brain, kidney, heart, lungs, eyes and skin. An 18 year old female patient presented with abdominal pain and swelling. Clinical examination of the patient revealed presence of facial angiofibromas and huge left flank mass. She also gave history of twin  pregnancy with IUD. USG of abdomen showed bilateral gross angiomyolipoma with necrosis and haemorrhage in left kidney. CT and MRI of brain showed presence of multiple cortical tubers and calcified subependymal nodules. This case report is a good example of complex nature of tuberous sclerosis. The diagnosis and management of these patients depend on the presentation of the disease.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i3.21044

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Author Biographies

Shahara Haque, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Department of Radiology & Imaging

Tarannum Morshed, Bangladesh Institute for Research & Rehabilitation in Diabetes Endocrine & Matabolic Diseases (BIRDEM), Dhaka

Department of Radiology & Imaging

Hasina Begum, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Department of Radiology & Imaging

Shahidul Islam, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Department of Radiology & Imaging

Kaniz Fatema, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Department of Radiology & Imaging

Afroza Begum, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Department of Radiology & Imaging

Muhammad Shoyab, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Department of Radiology & Imaging

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Published

2014-11-30

How to Cite

Haque, S., Morshed, T., Begum, H., Islam, S., Fatema, K., Begum, A., & Shoyab, M. (2014). Tuberous Sclerosis Complex : A Case Report. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 13(3), 89–92. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v13i3.21044

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