Signs of Williams Syndrome
Symptoms of Williams Syndrome
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Williams Syndrome may include:
List of 87
Williams Syndrome Symptoms
Note that Williams Syndrome symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Williams Syndrome signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Williams Syndrome:
Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)
Williams syndrome is a rare congenital disorder characterized by physical and development problems. Common features include characteristic "elfin-like" facial features, heart and blood vessel problems, irritability during infancy, dental and kidney abnormalities, hyperacusis (sensitive hearing) and musculoskeletal problems. Although individuals with Williams syndrome may show competence in areas such as language, music and interpersonal relations, their IQs are usually low.
(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)
NINDS Williams Syndrome Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)
characterized by physical and developmental problems
including an impulsive and outgoing (excessively social) personality,
limited spatial skills and motor control, and intellectual disability
(i.e., developmental delay, learning disabilities, mental retardation, or
attention deficit disorder).
Other features include characteristic
"elfin-like" facial features, heart and blood vessel problems,
hypercalcemia (elevated blood calcium levels), low birth weight, slow
weight gain, feeding problems, irritability during infancy, dental and
kidney abnormalities, hyperacusis (sensitive hearing), and musculoskeletal
problems. Symptoms vary among patients. Although individuals with Williams
syndrome may show competence in areas such as language, music, and
interpersonal relations, their IQs are usually below average, and they are
considered moderately to mildly retarded.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Williams Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)
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What are the signs of Williams Syndrome?
The phrase "signs of Williams Syndrome" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Williams Syndrome that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Williams Syndrome" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Williams Syndrome.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Williams Syndrome.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Williams Syndrome has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Williams Syndrome signs or Williams Syndrome symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Williams Syndrome may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Williams Syndrome symptoms.