Cite this page: Pernick, N. Retina: tuberous sclerosis of retina. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeretinatuberoussclerosis.html. Accessed October 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Also called Bourneville syndrome
- A type of phakoma
- Phakoma: hamartomatous malformation associated with extraocular lesions as part of a well defined clinicopathologic syndrome
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Glial plaques and nodules in retinal nerve fiber layer which may simulate retinoblastoma