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Causes of Werner syndrome

Causes of Werner syndrome

Werner syndrome is caused by an inherited mutation in the RECQL2 gene, which is required for the prevention of cancer-causing chromosome abnormalities. The gene is also implicated in the normal aging process.

Werner syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Werner syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Werner syndrome:

Werner syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Werner syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Werner syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Werner syndrome may be found in:


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