Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome
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Synonyms of Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome
- 4p- Syndrome, Partial
- Chromosome 4, Partial Deletion 4p
- Chromosome 4, Partial Monosomy 4p
- Partial Deletion of the Short Arm of Chromosome 4
- Pitt-Rogers-Danks Syndrome
- Wolf-Hirschhorn Chromosome Region (WHCR)
- Wolf Syndrome
- No subdivisions found.
Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome is an extremely rare chromosomal disorder caused by a partial deletion (monosomy) of the short arm ("p") of chromosome 4. Major symptoms may include extremely wide-set eyes (ocular hypertelorism) with a broad or beaked nose, a small head (microcephaly), low-set malformed ears, mental and growth deficiency, heart (cardiac) defects, and seizures. Because the amount of genetic material deleted varies, the symptoms of this syndrome vary from case to case.
Organizations related to Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome
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