Adam Kimple

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Treacher-Collins syndrome

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Treacher-Collins syndrome (TCS, also known as mandibulofacial dysostosis or Franceschetti-Zwahlen-Klein syndrome) is an autosomal dominant condition that typically results from a spontaneous mutation in the gene TCOF1, which encodes a nucleolar phosphoprotein named Treacle. TCS results in symmetric craniofacial defects, the severity of which varies considerably from person…

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