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What is Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome?

What is Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome?

  • Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by a variety of eye problems, deafness and muscle disease.

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

Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome: Introduction

Types of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome:

Broader types of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome:

What causes Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome?

Causes of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome: see causes of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome

What are the symptoms of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome?

Symptoms of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome: see symptoms of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome

Onset of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome: Vision and hearing impairment become noticeable during childhood or the teenage years. The muscle problems usually start around middle age.

Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome: Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome.
Treatments for Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome: see treatments for Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome

Name and Aliases of Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome

Main name of condition: Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome

Other names or spellings for Treft-Sanborn-Carey syndrome:

Optic atrophy [opthalmoplegia - ptosis - deafness - myopia], Dominant optic atrophy, deafness, ptosis, ophthalmoplegia, dystaxia, and myopathy

Optic atrophy, deafness, ophthalmoplegia, and myopathy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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