SPR Unknown # 38 -- FINAL
Publication Date: 2010-06-13
Numerous subependymal nodules.
The classical triad of mental deficiency, epilepsy and facial angiofibromas is present in less than 50% of pateients. Epilepsy, with or without mental retardation, is the most common clinical presentation.
Aneurysms have been reported, but predominantly in the thoracic and abdominal aorta. A majority of reported cases involving the intracranial circulation involve the intracranial internal carotid artery. These aneurysms occur at a greater frequency than in the general population.
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