Townes Brocks Syndrome
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- Imperforate Anus with Hand, Foot and Ear Anomalies
- Deafness, Sensorineural, with Imperforate Anus and Hypoplastic Thumbs
- Townes Syndrome
Townes-Brocks syndrome (TBS) is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder characterized by absence of the anal opening (imperforate anus), abnormal ears associated with hearing impairment and thumb malformations. Abnormalities in the feet, heart and kidneys also occur frequently. Townes-Brocks syndrome is associated with a mutation in the SALL1 gene.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
3417 Volta Place NW
Washington, DC 20007-2778
American Society for Deaf Children
800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002-3695
National Association of the Deaf
8630 Fenton Street
Silver Springs, MD 20910
NIH/National Eye Institute
31 Center Dr
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
Kids With Heart ~ National Association for Children's Heart Disorders, Inc.
1578 Careful Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54304
Little Hearts, Inc.
P.O. Box 171
110 Court Street, Suite 3A
Cromwell, CT 06416
Congenital Heart Information Network (C.H.I.N.)
P.O. Box 3397
Margate City, NJ 08402-0397
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
PO Box 8126
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
PO Box 241956
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Let Them Hear Foundation
1900 University Avenue, Suite 101
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
American Academy of Audiology
11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190
Townes-Brocks Syndrome International Support Network
Hearing Loss Association of America
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
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