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Tucker syndrome

Tucker syndrome: Introduction

Tucker syndrome: A rare syndrome characterized by vocal cord paralysis and droopy eyelids. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Tucker syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Tucker syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Tucker syndrome?

Tucker syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Tucker syndrome

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Tucker syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Tucker syndrome

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Tucker syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Tucker syndrome

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Tucker syndrome: Animations

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Definitions of Tucker syndrome:

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


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