Treacher Collins syndrome

Common Name(s)

Treacher Collins syndrome, Treacher collins syndrome 1

Treacher Collins syndrome is a condition that affects the development of bones and other tissues in the face. The signs and symptoms of this disorder vary greatly, ranging from almost unnoticeable to severe. Most affected individuals have underdeveloped facial bones, particularly the cheek bones, and a very small jaw and chin (micrognathia). Mutations in the TCOF1 gene cause Treacher Collins syndrome. This condition has an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance, which means one copy of the altered gene in each cell is sufficient to cause the disorder. About 60 percent of cases result from new mutations in the TCOF1 gene.
 

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World Craniofacial Foundation

The mission of the World Craniofacial Foundation is to provide help, hope, and healing for children with craniofacial abnormalities and their families.

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Last Updated: 7 Nov 2013

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World Craniofacial Foundation

The mission of the World Craniofacial Foundation is to provide help, hope, and healing for children with craniofacial abnormalities and their families.

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Last Updated: 7 Nov 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Treacher Collins syndrome" returned 42 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Eight year follow-up dental treatment in a patient with Treacher Collins syndrome.
 

Author(s): E Ranadheer, K Nagaraju, P Suresh, M Updesh

Journal: J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. ;30(3):254-7.

 

Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) is an autosomal dominant disorder of craniofacial development characterized by variable involvement of the craniofacial structures derived from the first and second branchial arches. Occurrence of this syndrome is relatively rare with wide variations ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2012

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Novel insertion in exon 5 of the TCOF1 gene in twin sisters with Treacher Collins syndrome.
 

Author(s): Bożena Anna Marszałek-Kruk, Piotr Wójcicki, Robert Smigiel, Wiesław H Trzeciak

Journal: J. Appl. Genet.. 2012 Aug;53(3):279-82.

 

Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) is associated with an abnormal differentiation of the first and second pharyngeal arches during fetal development. This causes mostly craniofacial deformities, which require numerous corrective surgeries. TCS is an autosomal dominant disorder and it ...

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2012

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Gross deletions in TCOF1 are a cause of Treacher-Collins-Franceschetti syndrome.
 

Author(s): Michael Bowman, Michael Oldridge, Caroline Archer, Anthony O'Rourke, Joanna McParland, Roel Brekelmans, Anneke Seller, Tracy Lester

Journal: Eur. J. Hum. Genet.. 2012 Jul;20(7):769-77.

 

Treacher-Collins-Franceschetti syndrome (TCS) is an autosomal dominant craniofacial disorder characterised by midface hypoplasia, micrognathia, downslanting palpebral fissures, eyelid colobomata, and ear deformities that often lead to conductive deafness. A total of 182 patients with ...

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2012

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The terms "Treacher Collins syndrome" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Craniofacial birth defects: The role of neural crest cells in the etiology and pathogenesis of Treacher Collins syndrome and the potential for prevention.
 

Author(s): Paul A Trainor

Journal: Am. J. Med. Genet. A. 2010 Dec;152A(12):2984-94.

 

Of all the babies born with birth defects, approximately one-third display anomalies of the head and face [Gorlin et al., 1990] including cleft lip, cleft palate, small or absent facial and skull bones and improperly formed nose, eyes, ears, and teeth. Craniofacial disorders are a ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2010

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Treacher Collins syndrome: unmasking the role of Tcof1/treacle.
 

Author(s): Daisuke Sakai, Paul A Trainor

Journal: Int. J. Biochem. Cell Biol.. 2009 Jun;41(6):1229-32.

 

Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) is a rare congenital birth disorder characterized by severe craniofacial defects. The syndrome is associated with mutations in the TCOF1 gene which encodes a putative nucleolar phosphoprotein known as treacle. An animal model of the severe form of TCS, ...

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2009

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Treacher Collins syndrome.
 

Author(s): M J Dixon

Journal: Hum. Mol. Genet.. 1996 ;5 Spec No():1391-6.

 

Treacher Collins syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder of craniofacial development, the features of which include conductive hearing loss and cleft palate. In the absence of a candidate gene, a positional cloning approach has been used to isolate the mutated gene which maps to ...

Last Updated: 13 Jan 1997

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Oxygen Insuflation and ArterialDesaturation During Tracheal Intubation in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Infants; Difficult Airway

 

Last Updated: 10 Aug 2012

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