Astrocytic hamartoma of the optic disc
There is a sharply demarcated lesion arising from the optic disc.
The surface is irregular, glistening and has a yellow colour
(the appearance has been described as resembling mulberry).
- signs of tuberous sclerosis such as sebaceous adenoma, ashlead
lesion, shagreen patches or periungual fibroma
- less commonly astrocytoma is seen in neurofibromatosis
1. What is the component of astrocytic hamartoma?Answer
2. What is the incidence of astrocystic hamartoma in tuberous sclerosis?