Dermatologic Manifestations of Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome Treatment & Management

Updated: Jun 20, 2018
  • Author: Zeljko P Mijuskovic, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

The wide spectrum of clinical manifestations requires disease management tailored to the problems of each patient. Physical therapy, speech and feeding therapy, and special education are important supportive measures in infancy.

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Surgical Care

Individualize surgical treatment based on findings in the patient. For example, a patient with a congenital heart defect may need cardiothoracic intervention.

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Consultations

Prenatal testing for at-risk pregnancies is possible if the disease-causing CBP mutation or deletion in the family is known.

Consult a cardiologist for evaluation of congenital heart disease.

Consult a neurologist for evaluation of EEG and other neurologic abnormalities.

Consult an ophthalmologist for evaluation of eye abnormalities.

Consult an orthopedist for evaluation of skeletal abnormalities.

Consult a pediatric dentist every 6 months beginning at age 1 year. [26]

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Long-Term Monitoring

Physical therapy, speech and feeding therapy, and special education are important supportive therapies in infancy.

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