Treacher Collens Syndrome

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Treacher-Collins Syndrome (TCS) is a hereditary condition that causes facial defects. TCS is caused by a defective protein called treacle. More than half of all cases is expected because new mutations because there is no family history. This condition can vary in severity from generation to generation.

Signs of Treacher Collens Syndrome
  • External ear abnormal to almost completely disappear
  • Loss Hearing
  • Very small jaw (micrognathia)
  • Big Mouth
  • Defects in the lower eyelid called Koloboma
  • Scalp hair that extends to the cheek
  • Cleft palate
Treatment for Treacher Collens Syndrome
Testing for the treatment consists of treating any hearing loss so that may school children. Plastic surgery can overcome defects in the chin and other defects.

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