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What is TAU syndrome?

What is TAU syndrome?

  • TAU syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by reduced blood platelet level and absent ulna bone (forearm bone).

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

TAU syndrome: Introduction

Types of TAU syndrome:

Broader types of TAU syndrome:

What causes TAU syndrome?

Causes of TAU syndrome: see causes of TAU syndrome

What are the symptoms of TAU syndrome?

Symptoms of TAU syndrome: see symptoms of TAU syndrome

TAU syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for TAU syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and TAU syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for TAU syndrome: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for TAU syndrome.
Treatments for TAU syndrome: see treatments for TAU syndrome

Name and Aliases of TAU syndrome

Main name of condition: TAU syndrome

Other names or spellings for TAU syndrome:

thrombocytopenia absent ulnar, Thrombocytopenia absent ulnar syndrome

Thrombocytopenia absent ulnar syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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