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IBIDS syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Ichtyosis, Brittle hair, Intellectual impairment, Decreased fertility, and Short stature
  • Tay syndrome
  • Trichothiodystrophy with congenital ichtyosis
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Overview

Tay syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by congenital ichthyosis (dry, fish-like scaly skin present at birth) and abnormal brittle hair (trichothiodystrophy).[1]
Last updated: 7/30/2013

References

  1. Jamhekar SD, Dhongade AR. Tay syndrome. Indian J Pediatr. 2008 Mar; 75(3):288-290.
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  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
  • Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.  Access to this database is free of charge.
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Ichtyosis, Brittle hair, Intellectual impairment, Decreased fertility, and Short stature
  • Tay syndrome
  • Trichothiodystrophy with congenital ichtyosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.