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Treacher-Collins syndrome

Treacher-Collins syndrome is a congenital (present at birth) condition affecting the bones and tissues in the face. This information sheet from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of Treacher-Collins syndrome (also known as mandibulofacial dysostosis) and where to get help.

Tufted angioma 

Tufted angioma is a rare type of vascular (blood vessel) anomaly that affects the skin and tissues under the skin. It usually appears in the first year of life – although it may appear later.

Tufting enteropathy

Tufting enteropathy (also known as intestinal epithelial dysplasia) is a very rare congenital (present at birth) condition affecting the inner surface of the intestines. It causes severe life-threatening diarrhoea in the first few days after birth. This page from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of tufting enteropathy and where to get help.

Umbilical and epigastric hernia

Hernias develop when there is a weak area in the abdomen or a small opening in the abdominal muscles, causing the tissues below to bulge. Both children and adults can have hernias. Thispage explains hernias, how they can be treated and what to expect when your child comes to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).