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Old 05-25-2011
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i found it useful learning this way..maybe some of you would too.
just thought i would share it with all of u .....

tuberous sclerosis

(sclerosis is a total of 9 alphabets ...) found on chromosome 9 and (double 9=18-2(why 2 ..coz 2 words.tuberous ans sclerosis)=16
so CHROMOSOME 9 and 16



Tu=tuber calcification(of the perivent) and tumor (malig astrocytoma)
B= blood in urine(hematuria)
E=eye...retinal mulberry
R= rhabdomyoscarcoma
O=off white skin (ash,hypo-pigmented skin lesions)
U=sub-Ungual fibromas
S=shagreen and sebaceous abenoma..
(the t and the s ..the beginning and the end are double letters)
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it's heart rhabdomyoma, not rhabdomyosarcoma.
You can still use the 'r' though.
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Internal-Medicine-, Neurology-, Syndromes-Acronyms

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