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What is Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome?

What is Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome?

  • Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by nerve degeneration. Deafness usually occurs early in life.
  • Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: A syndrome of deafness, visual impairment leading to blindness, dystonia, multiple fractures, and mental retardation without other clinical manifestations.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: Introduction

Types of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome:

Broader types of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome:

How serious is Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome?

Complications of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: see complications of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome

What causes Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome?

Causes of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: see causes of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome

What are the symptoms of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome?

Symptoms of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: see symptoms of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome

Complications of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: see complications of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome

Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome.
Treatments for Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: see treatments for Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome
Research for Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome: see research for Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome

Name and Aliases of Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome

Main name of condition: Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome

Other names or spellings for Mohr-Tranebjaerg syndrome:

deafness-dystonia-optic atrophy syndrome, DFN-1 formerly, Deafness dystonia syndrome, DDS, Deafness (DFN-1) dystonia, mental deficiency and blindness, MTS

DDS, Deafness (DFN-1), dystonia, mental deficiency and blindness, Deafness dystonia syndrome, Deafness-dystonia-optic atrophy syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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