Below is a summary for the TANC2 gene observed in research publications. This is not meant to take the place of medical advice. Click HERE for the full gene guide, which includes more information, such as chance of having another child with this condition, or specialists to consider for people with this condition.
What is TANC2-related Syndrome?
TANC2-related syndrome happens when there are changes to the TANC2 gene. These changes can keep the gene from working as it should.
The TANC2 gene helps to control the connections between brain cells.
Because the TANC2 gene is important in the development and function of brain cells, many people who have TANC2-related syndrome have:
- Intellectual disability
- Delayed language
- Delayed motor development
Do people who have TANC2-related syndrome look different?
People who have TANC2-related syndrome may look different. Some people have changes in how their teeth are spaced. A few have a smaller than average head size.
18 out of 20 had speech delays.
Most people who had TANC2-related syndrome had some degree of intellectual disability.
4 out of 12 had anxiety.
Research Article Summaries