Mohr–Tranebjærg syndrome

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Mohr–Tranebjærg syndrome
Classification and external resources
OMIM 304700

Mohr–Tranebjærg syndrome (MTS) is a rare X-liked recessive syndrome also known as Deafness-dystonia syndrome and caused by mutation in the TIMM8A gene. It was first described in 1960.[1] The severity of the symptoms may vary, but they progress usually to severe deafness and dystonia and sometimes are accompanied by cortical deterioration of vision and mental deterioration.

Alternative names[edit]

  • Deafness-dystonia-optic neuronopathy syndrome, DDS
  • Deafness-dystonia-optic atrophy syndrome, DDP
  • Deafness syndrome, progressive, with blindness, dystonia, fractures, and mental deficiency

See also[edit]


  1. ^ MOHR J, MAGEROY K (1960). "Sex-linked deafness of a possibly new type". Acta Genet Stat Med. 10: 54–62. PMID 13771732. 

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