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Albinism-deafness of Tietz

Albinism-deafness of Tietz: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Albinism-deafness of Tietz is available below.

Symptoms of Albinism-deafness of Tietz

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Causes of Albinism-deafness of Tietz

  • The condition is caused by a chromosomal anomaly and is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner
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Albinism-deafness of Tietz: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Albinism-deafness of Tietz:

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

 

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