Treacher Collins Syndrome
Children with Treacher Collins Syndrome
This condition happens to every one in 10,000 births. This is a genetic mutation that affects the babies facial development before birth.
Some facts about Treacher Collins Syndrome
- Seattle Children's Hospital has treated about 19 children with Treacher Collins Syndrome.
- They have done about 10 surgeries in 4 months for 1 patient.
- Being able to eat and breathe by their selves is very hard. Sometimes it gets so hard for them to be able to breathe they will need a oxygen tank.