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Tuberous sclerosis, type 1

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  • The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance provides information about a new diagnostic test for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). This test measures vascular endothelial growth factor D (VEGF-D), which is known to be elevated in the blood of people with LAM, including those with tuberous sclerosis.