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TARP syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Talipes equinovarus, atrial septal defect, robin sequence, and persistence of left superior vena cava
  • TARPS
  • Pierre Robin syndrome with congenital heart malformation and clubfoot
  • Pierre Robin sequence - congenital heart defect - talipes
  • Pierre Robin syndrome - congenital heart defect - talipes
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Your Question

Is it possible to be tested to see if you are a carrier of TARP?  If so, what medical centers test for it?

Our Answer

We have identified the following information that we hope you find helpful. If you still have questions, please contact us.

Is genetic testing available for TARP syndrome?

Yes, genetic testing (including carrier testing) is available for TARP syndrome. The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the labs that offer genetic testing for this condition. On the GTR Web site, click on the title "Test for TARP syndrome" to find out more information about each test. The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Therefore, patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.
Last updated: 12/6/2013

How can I find a genetics professional in my area?

To find a medical professional who specializes in genetics, you can ask your doctor for a referral or you can search for one yourself. Online directories are provided by GeneTests, the American College of Medical Genetics, and the National Society of Genetic Counselors. If you need additional help, contact a GARD Information Specialist. You can also learn more about genetic consultations from Genetics Home Reference.
Last updated: 7/15/2016
Other Names for this Disease
  • Talipes equinovarus, atrial septal defect, robin sequence, and persistence of left superior vena cava
  • TARPS
  • Pierre Robin syndrome with congenital heart malformation and clubfoot
  • Pierre Robin sequence - congenital heart defect - talipes
  • Pierre Robin syndrome - congenital heart defect - talipes
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.