Treacher Collins Syndrome in Children

  • Overview

    Treacher Collins syndrome is a genetic birth disorder characterized by the premature joining of certain bones of the skull during development, which affects the shape of the head and face.

    • Most children with Treacher Collins syndrome are of normal intelligence.
    • Common features of this syndrome include:
      • down-slanting eyes
      • underdevelopment of or absence of cheekbones
      • lower jaw is often small
      • underdeveloped or unusually formed ears
      • possible cleft palate

    A team approach to Treacher Collins syndrome

    The Craniofacial Anomalies Program at Boston Children's Hospital provides a team approach to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children and adults with congenital or acquired facial deformities. If your child has been diagnosed with Treacher Collins syndrome, our doctors can help.

    And if you're pregnant and have a family history of Treacher Collins syndrome, you can talk to one of our genetic counselors for advice.

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