What is the role of ECG in the workup of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)?

Updated: Aug 21, 2018
  • Author: David Neal Franz, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Baseline ECG is recommended for all patients newly diagnosed with TSC, since cardiac arrhythmias, although rare, may have sudden death as their presenting symptom.

In the author's practice, ECGs are performed at diagnosis and every 2-3 years thereafter until puberty.


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