Other Names for this Disease
- Tay syndrome
- Trichothiodystrophy with congenital ichtyosis
- Ichtyosis, Brittle hair, Intellectual impairment, Decreased fertility, and Short stature
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Tay syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by congenital ichthyosis (dry, fish-like scaly skin present at birth) and abnormal brittle hair (trichothiodystrophy).
Last updated: 7/30/2013
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