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What is Thies Reis syndrome?

What is Thies Reis syndrome?

  • Thies Reis syndrome: A rare condition characterized by hearing loss caused by fixation of stapes (ear bone which causes conductive deafness if it becomes fixed and immovable). It can occur as a result of various bone diseases or even chronic ear infections.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Thies Reis syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Thies Reis syndrome: Introduction

Types of Thies Reis syndrome:

Broader types of Thies Reis syndrome:

What causes Thies Reis syndrome?

Causes of Thies Reis syndrome: see causes of Thies Reis syndrome

What are the symptoms of Thies Reis syndrome?

Symptoms of Thies Reis syndrome: see symptoms of Thies Reis syndrome

Thies Reis syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Thies Reis syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Thies Reis syndrome: Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Thies Reis syndrome.
Treatments for Thies Reis syndrome: see treatments for Thies Reis syndrome

Name and Aliases of Thies Reis syndrome

Main name of condition: Thies Reis syndrome

Other names or spellings for Thies Reis syndrome:

Deafness, progressive, with stapes fixation, stapedo-vestibular ankylosis


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