Accepted for Publication: April 17, 2014.
Published Online: July 16, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.938.
Study concept and design: Teng, Wataya-Kaneda, Witman, Hebert, Soltani, Darling.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Teng, Cowen, Gosnell, Hebert, Mlynarczyk, Darling.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Teng, Wataya-Kaneda, Gosnell, Witman, Hebert, Soltani, Darling.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Teng, Wataya-Kaneda, Mlynarczyk.
Study supervision: Darling.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: The 2012 International TSC Clinical Consensus Conference was sponsored and organized by the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. The conference was supported in part by the Rothberg Institute for Childhood Diseases, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Sandra and Brian O’Brien, and Questcor Pharmaceuticals. Photography was obtained with support of the Intramural Research Program, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Role of the Sponsors: The sponsors had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: Hope Northrup, MD, and Darcy Krueger, MD, PhD, co-chaired the conference and provided input on the final manuscript. Steven Roberds, PhD, and Katie Smith of the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance provided logistical support. The contributors received no financial compensation.