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What is Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome?

What is Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome?

  • Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: Congenital contractures of the feet, progressive muscle atrophy, oculomotor apraxia, dyspraxia of the facial muscles and tongue, and mental retardation.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome:

Broader types of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome:

How serious is Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome?

Complications of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: see complications of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome

What causes Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome?

Causes of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: see causes of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome?

Symptoms of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: see symptoms of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome

Complications of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: see complications of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome

Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome.
Treatments for Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: see treatments for Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome
Research for Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: see research for Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome

Main name of condition: Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome:

Wieacker syndrome, Apraxia, oculomotor, with congenital contractures and muscle atrophy, Contractures of feet, muscle atrophy, and oculomotor apraxia, WWS
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Wieacker-Wolff Syndrome:

 

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