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What is Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome?

What is Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome?

  • Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by patches of skin depigmentation as well as neurological problems such as incoordination, deafness and mental retardation.

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

Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome: Introduction

Types of Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome:

Broader types of Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome:

What causes Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome?

Causes of Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome: see causes of Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome

What are the symptoms of Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome?

Symptoms of Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome: see symptoms of Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome

Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome.
Treatments for Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome: see treatments for Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome

Name and Aliases of Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome

Main name of condition: Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome

Other names or spellings for Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome:

Piebald-neurologic defect, Piebald trait neurologic defects, White forelock and leukoderma with neurological impairment

Piebald trait neurologic defects, White forelock and leukoderma with neurological impairment
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Telfer-Sugar-Jaeger syndrome: Related Conditions

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