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BOR syndrome

BOR syndrome: Introduction

BOR syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by hearing loss, kidney malformations and branchial arch anomalies. There are two subtypes with different genetic defect origins. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of BOR syndrome is available below.

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Definitions of BOR syndrome:

An autosomal dominant disorder manifested by various combinations of preauricular pits, branchial fistulae or cysts, lacrimal duct stenosis, hearing loss, structural defects of the outer, middle, or inner ear, and renal dysplasia. Associated defects include asthenic habitus, long narrow facies, constricted palate, deep overbite, and myopia. Hearing loss may be due to Mondini type cochlear defect and stapes fixation. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Syndromes & Eponymic Diseases, 2d ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

BOR syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that BOR syndrome, or a subtype of BOR syndrome, 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 BOR syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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