What is Treacher Collins Syndrome?
[Source: Medical News Today]
Treacher Collins syndrome is a rare medical condition caused by a genetic mutation. It affects the development of bones and other tissues of the face and results in abnormalities in the head, face, and ears.
Other names for this syndrome are mandibulofacial dysostosis, Treacher Collins-Franceschetti syndrome, Franceschetti-Zwahlen-Klein syndrome, and zygoauromandibular dysplasia.
Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) affects approximately 1 in 50,000 live births.
In this article, we examine the symptoms, causes, and treatments available for TCS. We also take a look at living with TCS and what the outlook is for people with the condition.
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