There are interesting case reports about TAR syndrome
, the association between choledochal cyst and pancreatitis, rhabdomyosarcoma.
Pathogenesis of thrombocytopenia in TAR syndrome
. Am J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 1992;14(2):186-7.
There are reported cases of complete absence of the medial meniscus as described in thrombocytopenia absent radius syndrome (TAR syndrome).
Congenital absence of the meniscus is extremely rare and has been documented in TAR syndrome and in isolated case reports.
Sheila Radziewicz, a 32-year-old brown belt, born with thrombocytopenia-absent radius, or Tar syndrome
, has been training in martial arts for three years.
is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by neonatal thrombocytopenia and hypoplasia of the radial bones of the forearms with absent, short, or malformed ulnae.
Agenesis of cruciate ligaments and menisci causing severe knee dysplasia in TAR syndrome
. J Med Genet 2001; 38:27-9.
Hayley's swimming feats have been accomplished despite being born with Tar Syndrome
, which means she has no radius bones in her lower arms.
Here we report a one-day-old late preterm neonate diagnosed with TAR syndrome by clinical and laboratory data, and confirmed by genetic studies.
Incidence of TAR syndrome is 0.42 per 100000 births.
The prevalence of TAR syndrome is estimated at 1:200,000-1:100,000.
TAR syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by low platelet level and radial aplasia and presence of both thumbs.