Pancreatic PEComa is a novel member of the family of tuberous sclerosis complex-associated tumors: case report and review of the literature

@article{Hartley2016PancreaticPI,
  title={Pancreatic PEComa is a novel member of the family of tuberous sclerosis complex-associated tumors: case report and review of the literature},
  author={Christopher P Hartley and David J Kwiatkowski and Lana Hamieh and Joel A Lefferts and Kerrington D. Smith and Mikhail Lisovsky},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
  year={2016},
  volume={469},
  pages={707-710}
}
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder with variable penetrance and a wide spectrum of disease manifestations even within the same family. Major diagnostic criteria for TSC include several distinct neoplasms, including facial angiofibroma, cardiac rhabdomyoma, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, subependymal giant cell astrocytoma, and renal angiomyolipoma. Germline mutations in either of two genes, TSC1 and TSC2, which code for hamartin and tuberin, respectively… CONTINUE READING

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