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Tuberous Sclerosis

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The CHU Sainte-Justine’s Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic is a first of its kind in Canada. Created on the initiative of neurologist Dr. Philippe Major, this specialized clinic has an interdisciplinary team composed of multiple professionals whose concerted approach of expertise facilitate the complete coordination and full delivery of care to people living with tuberous sclerosis.

The neurologist and nurse from the Neurology Clinic are responsible for coordinating patient care at this specialized clinic. A genetic counselor is also involved in prenatal diagnostics and family genetic counseling. Depending on what is needed, patients may also be referred to the following professionals: geneticist, neurosurgeon, cardiologist, nephrologist, urologist, neuroophtalmologist, pneumologist, dermatologist, psychiatrist, psychologist, neuropsychologist, social worker, or other.

In addition to providing care and monitoring patients, the mission of the specialized clinic is to build knowledge. If you or your child are eligible, you may be solicited to participate in research projects. Your participation is completely voluntary and does not modify the regular provision of clinical care.

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