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What is Albinism-deafness of Tietz?

What is Albinism-deafness of Tietz?

  • Albinism-deafness of Tietz: Tietz syndrome is a relatively rare condition characterized by deafness and albinism. It should not be confused with the similarly named Tietz's syndrome which involves inflammation of chest cartilage.

Albinism-deafness of Tietz is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Albinism-deafness of Tietz, or a subtype of Albinism-deafness of Tietz, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Albinism-deafness of Tietz as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Albinism-deafness of Tietz: Introduction

Types of Albinism-deafness of Tietz:

Broader types of Albinism-deafness of Tietz:

What causes Albinism-deafness of Tietz?

Causes of Albinism-deafness of Tietz: see causes of Albinism-deafness of Tietz

What are the symptoms of Albinism-deafness of Tietz?

Symptoms of Albinism-deafness of Tietz: see symptoms of Albinism-deafness of Tietz

Albinism-deafness of Tietz: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Albinism-deafness of Tietz.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Albinism-deafness of Tietz.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Albinism-deafness of Tietz: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Albinism-deafness of Tietz.
Treatments for Albinism-deafness of Tietz: see treatments for Albinism-deafness of Tietz

Name and Aliases of Albinism-deafness of Tietz

Main name of condition: Albinism-deafness of Tietz

Other names or spellings for Albinism-deafness of Tietz:

Hypopigmentation-deafness syndrome, albinism and complete nerve deafness

Hypopigmentation/deafness of Tietz, Tietz albinism-deafness syndrome, Tietz syndrome, Albinism and complete nerve deafness
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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