An A-Z (In Rhyme) of TSC
A is for - ANGIOMYOLIPOMAS.
B is for BENIGN - astrocytomas.
C is for COMPLEX - describing TS.
D is for DERMATOLOGY – the skin therefore - no less.
E is for EPILEPSY - that’s seizures or fits.
F is for FACIAL a rash - Boneheads call zits.
G is for GENES –both TSCI and TSCII.
H is for HOPE - to find a Cure - let’s do.
I is for INDIFFERENCE – towards us we’ve felt.
J is for JERKS – like seizures and Ignorant louts.
K is for KETOGENIC - a diet for some.
L is for LAM -affecting women’s lungs.
M is for MONITORING - all Patients progress.
N is for NOTING - Asperger’s and stress.
O is for OUTLOOK - it’s Twenty Years Old.
P is for PARTY – for it we’ve been told.
Q is for QUESTIONNAIRES - for years them we’ve filled in.
R is for RETINAL – with lesions therein.
S is for STIGMA – which causes us Grief.
T is for TSA – which gives Help and Relief.
U is for UNDERSTANDING-with Friendships and Trust.
V is for VOICES – to raise Awareness a must.
W is for WORKING – to fundraise always.
X is just simply for important X-RAYS.
Y is for YEARNING - to beat TSC.
Z is for ZEST - for how good this would be.
By Paul Maywood, February MMXVI.