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What is Timothy syndrome?

What is Timothy syndrome?

  • Timothy syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by webbed fingers and a heart defect. Most affected individuals die during early childhood or infancy.

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

Timothy syndrome: Introduction

Types of Timothy syndrome:

Broader types of Timothy syndrome:

How serious is Timothy syndrome?

Complications of Timothy syndrome: see complications of Timothy syndrome

What causes Timothy syndrome?

Causes of Timothy syndrome: see causes of Timothy syndrome

What are the symptoms of Timothy syndrome?

Symptoms of Timothy syndrome: see symptoms of Timothy syndrome

Complications of Timothy syndrome: see complications of Timothy syndrome

Timothy syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Timothy syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Timothy syndrome.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Timothy syndrome

Main name of condition: Timothy syndrome

Other names or spellings for Timothy syndrome:

Long QT syndrome - syndactyly, long QT syndrome 8, LQT8, Long QT syndrome [syndactyly], TS, Long QT syndrome with syndactyly

Long QT syndrome with syndactyly, TS (Timothy syndrome)
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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