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What is Waardenburg syndrome type 2B?

What is Waardenburg syndrome type 2B?

  • Waardenburg syndrome type 2B: A hereditary, autosomal dominant disorder.

Waardenburg syndrome type 2B 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 type 2B, or a subtype of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Waardenburg syndrome type 2B: Introduction

Types of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B:

Broader types of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B:

What causes Waardenburg syndrome type 2B?

Causes of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B: see causes of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B

What are the symptoms of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B?

Symptoms of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B: see symptoms of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B

Can anyone else get Waardenburg syndrome type 2B?

More information: see contagiousness of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B
Inheritance: see inheritance of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B

Waardenburg syndrome type 2B: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Waardenburg syndrome type 2B.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Waardenburg syndrome type 2B.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Waardenburg syndrome type 2B: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Waardenburg syndrome type 2B.
Treatments for Waardenburg syndrome type 2B: see treatments for Waardenburg syndrome type 2B

Name and Aliases of Waardenburg syndrome type 2B

Main name of condition: Waardenburg syndrome type 2B

Other names or spellings for Waardenburg syndrome type 2B:

WS2B

WS2B
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Waardenburg syndrome type 2B: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Waardenburg syndrome type 2B:

  • Rare genetic disorder
  • Varying degrees of deafness
  • Minor defects in structures arising from the neural crest
  • Pigmentation anomalies
 

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