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Can people who are born with treacher collins syndrome, after surgeries, end up OK?

Absolutely!

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Results, both functional and esthetic will vary depending on the severity of the defects. Some Treacher-Collins patients do have some developmental disabilities as well as hearing and speech problems. Your best bet for advice for the long-term is being a patient in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary cleft and craniofacial clinic.
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Is treacher collins syndrome a genetic disease?

Yes

In some patients it is a new mutation, while in others it is passed down from a parent.
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Is treacher collins syndrome a mitochondrial disorder?

No

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Treacher Collins Syndrome is an autosomal dominant mutation of a gene that codes for a nucleolar phosphoprotein.Researchers cite chromasome 5 as the predominant location for this defect.About 60% of cases are thought to represent new mutations.
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What is treacher collins syndrome? Can it cause a cleft palate?

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Like any Syndrome, Treacher Collins can have a number of different features associated with it. Cleft Palate as well as Other distinguishing features: small zygomatic bones and mandibles, external ear abnormalities, coloboma (notching) of the lower eyelid, absence of the lower eyelashes, and preauricular hair displacement onto the cheeks. About 40%-50% of individuals have conductive hearing loss.
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What is the definition or description of: Treacher collins syndrome?

Treacher collins

is a congenital disorder characterized by craniofacial deformities, such as absent cheekbones. Treacher Collins syndrome is found in about 1 in 50,000 births. The typical physical features include downward slanting eyes, micrognathia (a small jaw), conductive hearing loss, underdeveloped zygoma, drooping part of the lateral lower eyelids, and malformed or absence of ears
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Can anyone tell me is treacher collins syndrome a mitochondrial disorder/disease?

No

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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 are at least 2 other gene defects that are responsible for some cases. Since these defects are in the main DNA, it is not mitochondrial in origin.
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What is the chance that hearing loss is caused by Treacher collins syndrome? What are the usual symptoms?

50 % have it.

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50% of Treacher Collins patients have hearing loss. Usually due to malformations of the external ear or ear canal. Can be improved with reconstructive surgery. See a facial plastic surgeon.
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did any famous people have angelman syndrome?

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AS is a genetic disorder due to dysfunction of a gene (UBE3A) on chromosome 15. Patients have developmental delay, problems with movement/balance, happy/excitable personality & problems with speech. See: www.angelman.org. The children of some famous people have been diagnosed with AS: sons of actor, Colin Farrell, author, Ian Rankin, baseball player, Dave Henderson, & hockey player, Peter McDuffe
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Dr. Anne M. Larson answered:

How do people get reye's syndrome?

Aspirin & virus infx

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Reyes generally occurs in children between 4 and 14 years old. It has been linked to the use of aspirin or aspirin-containing medicines used during a viral infection (i.e., chickenpox; flu, etc.). It is not well understood but can be fatal. We see less of it since doctors have started advising against giving aspirin to kids and teens, especially during virus infections.
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How do people get chronic pain syndrome?

Chronic Pain

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Chronic or persistent pain lasts 6 mos. past the point of normal healing. Most people get into trouble when they continue to use methods appropriate for acute pain to treat chronic pain. Depression, pain, social isolation, poor social support, pain catastrophizing, sleep problems, chronic opiate use, and a strong somatic focus can all combine to make it difficult to cope with chronic pain.
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