Tuberous Sclerosis

TUBEROUS SCLEROSISA rash of reddish spots or bumps, which appear on the nose and cheeks in a butterfly distribution. They consists of blood vessels and fibrous tissue. This socially embarrassing rash starts to appear during childhood . It is the skin abnormality of the disease “Tuberous sclerosis” which is a rare multi-system genetic disease that causes non-malignant tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys, heart, eyes, lungs, and skin.

Process

An anaesthetic cream is applied to the lesions and kept for 45 minutes and all the lesions are removed using Co2 laser in a single or multiple session depends upon the number of lesions present. There will be small wounds which will be healed within few days.

Result

Treated lesions will have good result.

Maintain

Untreated lesions need laser ablation at a later date