NEUROLOGISTS

Neurologists assist with managing seizures, performing examinations, and identifying nervous system issues related to tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Neurosurgeons may be called if there is a chance of increased pressure in the brain. They also perform brain surgery.

Either Specialist May Check For:

  • Seizures
  • Learning and behavioral problems
  • Brain lesions such as:

They May Use:

  • An electroencephalogram (EEG) to diagnose and classify seizures
    • An EEG is a neurological test that measures and records electrical activity in the brain
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify cortical tubers and SEGAs
    • An MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create pictures of the organs and tissues within your body
  • A computed tomography (CT) scan to identify SENs and detect SEGAs
    • A CT scan uses x-rays to create pictures of the cross sections of the organs and tissues within your body
Brain

Brain-Related Symptoms of TSC

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