Treacher Collins Syndrome
What happens to a person that has this genetic disorder?
Treacher Collins syndrome have many facial features in common, although there is a wide variation in the severity of the condition.
This a little boy that has this disease
More kids have it worse but I did not want to put a picture cause of the facial features.
This is what one of the treatments
How do you get this disorder?
The cause of Treacher Collins syndrome is a genetic mutation that affects the baby's facial development before birth.
What can a doctor do to help this disorder?
How is this disorder treated?
Some people wear masks or take therapy to make them feel better.
Two important facts about this disorder
-All newborns should have a hearing screening, usually performed in the birth hospital or within a few days of birth.
-Sometimes Treacher Collins syndrome is diagnosed before a baby is born because the abnormal facial features are visible during an ultrasound.