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Townes-Brocks syndrome

Introduction: Townes-Brocks syndrome

Description of Townes-Brocks syndrome

Townes-Brocks syndrome (medical condition): A rare condition characterized by anal, hand, foot and ear...more »

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  »Introduction: Townes-Brocks Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Townes-Brocks Syndrome

Townes-Brocks syndrome: A syndrome in which 2 or more of the following abnormalities occur in most patients: Anorectal malformations (imperforate, stenotic, or anteriorly situated anus), hand deformities (polydactyly, broad, bifid, or triphalangeal thumbs), and external ear abnormalities (microtia, "satyr" or "lop" ear, and preuricular tags or pits), and sensorineural deafness. Intellectual deficit related to hearing disorders or occurring independently may be associated. Urinary tract abnormalities are present in some patients.
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Townes-Brocks syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Townes-Brocks syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Townes-Brocks syndrome, or a subtype of Townes-Brocks syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Townes-Brocks syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Townes-Brocks syndrome as a Disease

Townes-Brocks syndrome (medical condition): See Townes-Brocks Syndrome (disease information).
  »Introduction: Townes-Brocks Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Townes-Brocks Syndrome

Townes-Brocks syndrome: Related Diseases

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