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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Treacher Collins Syn: Treacher Collins Syndrome is a congenital heredity cranial facial deformity. Good explanation on Wikipedia.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
50 % have it.: 50% of treacher collins patients have hearing loss. Usually due to malformations of the external ear or ear canal. Can be improved with reconstructive ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It can: Treacher collins syndrome frequently has cleft palate associated. It is a birth defect associated with downsloping eyes, small midface and lower jaw, ... Read More
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Possible cleft palat: Treacher-collins syndrome is a condition that is passed down through families (hereditary) that leads to problems with the structure of the face. Y ... Read More
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Like any syndrome, treacher collins can have a number of different features associated with it. Cleft palate as well as other distinguishing features ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TC Syndrome: TCS is a genetic craniofacial disorder. Complete description here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treacher_Collins_syndrome See oral surgeon or craniofa ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Spaulding
9 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Inherited Disorder: Treacher Collins Syndrome, or mandibulofacial dysostosis is an inherited craniofacial disorder with a distinct set of characteristics. These characte ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Treacher collins: Is a congenital disorder characterized by craniofacial deformities, such as absent cheekbones. Treacher collins syndrome is found in about 1 in 50, 00 ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Usually normal: The life expectancy of a person with Treacher Collins Syndrome is normal. The exception is if there are significant jaw malformations which can affec ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Treacher collins syndrome is an autosomal dominant mutation of a gene that codes for a nucleolar phosphoprotein.Researchers cite chromasome 5 as the p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Tcs is an autosomal dominant disorder . The primary identified mutation is in the tcof1 gene (97%) which is located on chromosome 5q32-q33.1. There ar ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: It is a genetic condition that causes malformation of craniofacial structures including bone, cartilage and connective tissue.

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