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What is TAR syndrome?

What is TAR syndrome?

  • TAR syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by the absence of radial bones of both forearms and thrombocytopenia.

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

TAR syndrome: Introduction

Types of TAR syndrome:

Broader types of TAR syndrome:

How serious is TAR syndrome?

Complications of TAR syndrome: see complications of TAR syndrome

What causes TAR syndrome?

Causes of TAR syndrome: see causes of TAR syndrome

What are the symptoms of TAR syndrome?

Symptoms of TAR syndrome: see symptoms of TAR syndrome

Complications of TAR syndrome: see complications of TAR syndrome

TAR syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for TAR syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and TAR syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of TAR syndrome

Main name of condition: TAR syndrome

Other names or spellings for TAR syndrome:

radial aplasia [thrombocytopenia syndrome], Thrombocytopenia absent radius syndrome, Absent radii and thrombocytopenia

Radial aplasia-thrombocytopenia syndrome Source - Diseases Database

Absent radii and thrombocytopenia, Thrombocytopenia absent radius syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

TAR syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, TAR syndrome:


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