Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS), also known as Treacher Collins–Franceschetti syndrome, or mandibulofacial dysostosis is a rare autosomal dominant 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 lower jaw), conductive hearing loss, underdeveloped zygoma, drooping part of the lateral lower eyelids, and malformed or absent ears.
... Treacher Collins syndrome was featured in the 2005 Discovery Channel documentary, Unmasked Treacher Collins Syndrome ... born with the worst case in medical history of this syndrome and is missing 30%–40% of the bones in her face ...
... Hearing loss in Treacher Collins Syndrome is caused by deformed structures in the outer and middle ear ... external auditory canal and improve hearing in children with Treacher Collins Syndrome have not yielded positive results ... For patients with Treacher Collins Syndrome, Bone Anchored Hearing Aid(BAHA) provides several advantages As early aiding is of the utmost importance for this patient group, the ...
... Individuals with Treacher Collins syndrome often have both cleft palate and hearing loss, in addition to other disabilities ... Researchers have found that most patients with Treacher Collins syndrome have symmetric external ear canal abnormalities and symmetrically dysmorphic or absent ossicles in the middle ear space ... Patients with Treacher Collins syndrome exhibit hearing losses similar to those of patients with malformed or missing ossicles (Pron et al ...
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