Tuberous sclerosis complex

Anesthesia
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By Hema R Murali MBBS and Narayana S Murali MD

Special precautions for general anesthesia are related to CNS involvement by tumors (subependymal giant cell astrocytomas) causing intracranial hypertension or status epilepticus, to the kidneys causing renal failure, to the lungs causing respiratory failure, to the great vessels with aneurysm that may rupture, or to the heart with cardiac arrhythmia.

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Introduction
Historical note and nomenclature
Clinical manifestations
Clinical vignette
Etiology
Pathogenesis and pathophysiology
Epidemiology
Prevention
Differential diagnosis
Diagnostic workup
Prognosis and complications
Management
Outcomes
Pregnancy
Anesthesia
References cited
Contributors