hrp0082p1-d1-242 | Thyroid | ESPE2014
, Conte Pietro
, Alfano Rosa Maria
, Bulfamante Gaetano
, Moramarco Fulvio
Background: Tuberous sclerosis (TS) is a polymorphic, dominantly inherited syndrome caused by an inactivating mutation in tumor suppressor genes, TSC1 or TSC2; they regulate mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a key player in control of cellular growth and protein synthesis. The disease involves benign tumors in several distinct organs (such as the skin, kidneys, heart, and CNS), that can interfere with organ function. Rarely TS is associated with endocrine abnormalities, an...