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What is Treacher-Collins Syndrome?

What is Treacher-Collins Syndrome?

  • Treacher-Collins Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by malar hypoplasia, down-slanting palpebral fissures, defect of lower eye lid and malformation of external ear.

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

Treacher-Collins Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Treacher-Collins Syndrome:

Broader types of Treacher-Collins Syndrome:

How many people get Treacher-Collins Syndrome?

Prevalance of Treacher-Collins Syndrome: estimated 1 per 50,000 people suffer from Treacher Collins syndrome, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate of Treacher-Collins Syndrome: approx 1 in 50,000 or 0.00% or 5,440 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Treacher-Collins Syndrome?

Complications of Treacher-Collins Syndrome: see complications of Treacher-Collins Syndrome

What causes Treacher-Collins Syndrome?

Causes of Treacher-Collins Syndrome: see causes of Treacher-Collins Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Treacher-Collins Syndrome?

Symptoms of Treacher-Collins Syndrome: see symptoms of Treacher-Collins Syndrome

Complications of Treacher-Collins Syndrome: see complications of Treacher-Collins Syndrome

Treacher-Collins Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Treacher-Collins Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Treacher-Collins Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Treacher-Collins Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Treacher-Collins Syndrome.
Treatments for Treacher-Collins Syndrome: see treatments for Treacher-Collins Syndrome
Research for Treacher-Collins Syndrome: see research for Treacher-Collins Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Treacher-Collins Syndrome

Main name of condition: Treacher-Collins Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Treacher-Collins Syndrome:

Treacher Collins-Franceschetti syndrome, Mandibulofacial dysostosis, TCOF, TCS, MFD1

MFD1, Mandibulofacial dysostosis, TCOF, TCS, Treacher Collins-Franceschetti syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Treacher-Collins Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Treacher-Collins Syndrome:


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