Tietz syndrome: Introduction
Tietz syndrome: 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 Tietz syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Tietz syndrome
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Causes of Tietz syndrome
- The condition is caused by a chromosomal anomaly and is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner
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Misdiagnosis and Tietz syndrome
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Definitions of Tietz syndrome:
Tietz syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Tietz syndrome, or a subtype of Tietz 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 Tietz syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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