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Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome: Introduction

Waardenburg syndrome: The disease was named for Petrus Johannes Waardenburg, a Dutch ophthalmologist (1886-1979) who was the first to notice that people with two different colored eyes ... more about Waardenburg syndrome.

Waardenburg syndrome: A rare genetic disorder with a large variation in range and severity of symptoms but generally involves hearing loss, characteristic facial abnormalities and changes in skin, hair and eye pigmentation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Waardenburg syndrome is available below.

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Waardenburg syndrome: Deaths

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Causes of Waardenburg syndrome

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Article Excerpts about Waardenburg syndrome

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

Definitions of Waardenburg syndrome:

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)

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More information about Waardenburg syndrome

  1. Waardenburg syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths

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