Waardenburg syndrome: Introduction
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.
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causes, and treatments of Waardenburg syndrome is available below.
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Misdiagnosis and 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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