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What is W syndrome?

What is W syndrome?

  • W syndrome: A rare genetic disorder involving distinctive facial features, mental retardation, speech problems and limb deformities.

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

W syndrome: Introduction

Types of W syndrome:

Broader types of W syndrome:

What causes W syndrome?

Causes of W syndrome: see causes of W syndrome

What are the symptoms of W syndrome?

Symptoms of W syndrome: see symptoms of W syndrome

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for W syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for W syndrome.
Treatments for W syndrome: see treatments for W syndrome

Name and Aliases of W syndrome

Main name of condition: W syndrome

Other names or spellings for W syndrome:

Pallister W syndrome, Syndrome W, Median cleft upper lip, mental retardation and pugilistic facies

Median cleft upper lip, mental retardation and pugilistic facies, Pallister W syndrome, Syndrome W
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

W syndrome: Related Conditions

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