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Clinical Note
July 2009

The Otolaryngologic Features of Sanjad-Sakati Syndrome

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Division of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (Drs Tanna and Preciado), The George Washington University (Dr Biran); Department of Otolaryngology, Children's National Medical Center (Dr Preciado), Washington, DC.

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;135(7):714-715. doi:10.1001/archoto.2009.76

Sanjad-Sakati syndrome (SSS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder seen in children of Middle Eastern descent, predominantly of consanguineous parents. This disorder has been mapped to the long arm of chromosome 1 (1q42-q43) and is caused by mutations in the TBCE gene (OMIM 241410), encoding a tubulin-specific chaperone E.1