Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Dictionary » Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome

Introduction: Waardenburg syndrome

Description of Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome (medical condition): A rare genetic disorder with a large variation in range and severity of...more »

See also:

Waardenburg syndrome:
  »Introduction: Waardenburg syndrome
  »Symptoms of Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome: rare, autosomal dominant disease with variable penetrance and several known clinical subtypes; characteristics may include depigmentation of the hair and skin, congenital deafness, heterochromia iridis, medial eyebrow hyperplasia, hypertrophy of the nasal root, and especially dystopia canthorum; the underlying cause may be defective development of the neural crest (neurocristopathy); may be closely related to piebaldism; Klein-Waardenburg Syndrome refers to a disorder that also includes upper limb abnormalities.
Source: CRISP

Waardenburg syndrome: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Waardenburg syndrome:

Waardenburg syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Waardenburg syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Waardenburg syndrome, or a subtype of Waardenburg syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Waardenburg syndrome as a Disease

Waardenburg syndrome (medical condition): See Waardenburg syndrome (disease information).
  »Introduction: Waardenburg syndrome
  »Symptoms of Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome: Related Diseases

Waardenburg syndrome: Waardenburg syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Waardenburg syndrome: Article Excerpts

The disease was named for Petrus Johannes Waardenburg, a Dutch ophthalmologist (1886-1979) who was the first to notice that people with two...(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

More information on medical condition: Waardenburg syndrome:

Terms associated with Waardenburg syndrome:

Terms Similar to Waardenburg syndrome:

Source - NIH

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Waardenburg syndrome

Source - CRISP

The term Waardenburg syndrome can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Waardenburg syndrome:

Source: CRISP

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • Adsorbate
  • Adsorbent
  • Adsorption
  • Adsorption chromatography
  • Adsorption theory of narcosis
  • Adsternal
  • Adterminal
  • Adult
  • Adult adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Adult Alexander disease (subtype)

    Find out more

    Search to find out more about Waardenburg syndrome:

    powered by

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise