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Causes of Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome

Causes of Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome

Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome is a collection of birth defects that is caused by deletion of genetic material near the end of the short arm of chromosome 4, in particular the WHSC1, LETM1, and MSX1 genes. The range of defects may also be due to additional deleted genes.

Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome:

Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome may be found in:


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