[Treacher-Collins syndrome: clinical and genetic aspects apropos of 4 cases of which 1 is familial].

@article{Chaabouni2007TreacherCollinsSC,
  title={[Treacher-Collins syndrome: clinical and genetic aspects apropos of 4 cases of which 1 is familial].},
  author={Myriam Chaabouni and Mounir Fersi and Neila Belghith and Faouzi M{\^a}azoul and Ridha M'rad and Lamia Ben Jemaa and Najoua Gandoura and Habiba B Bouhamed Chaabouni},
  journal={La Tunisie medicale},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 10},
  pages={885-90}
}
Treacher Collins syndrome was first mentioned by Thompson in 1847, and described by Treacher Collins in 1900, then it was called mandibulo-facial dysostosis and well defined by Franceschetti in 1949. It is a very rare affection occurring lin 50.000 live births, which includes facial and auricular anomalies leading to functional, morphological and psychological difficulties due to related handicaps. Treacher Collins syndrome is inherited as autosomal dominant pattern with a variable expressivity… CONTINUE READING