Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome: A genetic disorder that causes deafness, white forelock (a frontal white blaze of hair), a difference of color between the iris of one eye and the other (heterochromia iridis), white eye lashes, and wide-set inner corners of the eyes. The deafness is typically congenital (present at birth), bilateral, profound sensorineural (n...
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Waardenburg syndrome

<syndrome> Rare, autosomal dominant disease with variable penetrance and several known clinical types. ... Clinical features include depigmentation of the skin and hair with a white forelock, congenital cochlear deafness, heterochromia iridis or hypochromia iridis, medial eyebrow hyperplasia, hypertrophy of the nasal root producing increased ...
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Waardenburg syndrome

(vahr´den-boorg) any of several hereditary conditions characterized principally by a combination of ear defects and abnormalities of pigment. There may be pigmentary irregularities of the iris and retinal fundus; a patch of white hair or white eyelashes; leukoderma; and cochlear hearing loss. The underlying cause is dis...
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Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is an inherited disorder often characterized by varying degrees of hearing loss and changes in skin and hair pigmentation. The syndrome got its name from a Dutch eye doctor named Petrus Johannes Waardenburg who first noticed that people with differently colored eyes often h...
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Waardenburg Syndrome

An inherited birth defect in which a baby will suffer from hearing loss and problems with the pigment in the skin and hair. Common symptoms of the disorder include eyes that are different colors or abnormally pale blue eyes, grey hair at any early age, a white patch of hair, white patches in the hair, a broad nose, connecting eyebrows, hearing los....
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Waardenburg syndrome

Type: Term Pronunciation: văr-den-berg Definitions: 1. disorder characterized by lateral displacement of inner canthi (dystopia canthorum), broad nasal root, heterochromia iridis, sensory hearing impairment, white forelock, and synophrys; autosomal dominant inheritance with type 1 distinguished from type 2 by the presence of dystopia canthorum...
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Waardenburg syndrome

Type: Term Pronunciation: văr-den-berg Definitions: 1. disorder characterized by lateral displacement of inner canthi (dystopia canthorum), broad nasal root, heterochromia iridis, sensory hearing impairment, white forelock, and synophrys; autosomal dominant inheritance with type 1 distinguished from type 2 by the presence of dystopia canthorum...
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Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome (also Waardenburg­ Shah Syndrome, Waardenburg-Klein syndrome, Mende`s syndrome II, Van der Hoeve-Halbertsma-Waardenburg syndrome, Ptosis-Epicanthus syndrome, Van der Hoeve-Halbertsma-Gualdi syndrome, Waardenburg type Pierpont,[5] Van der Hoeve-Waardenburg-Klein syndrome, Waardenburg`s syndrome II and Vogt’s syndrome) is a.....
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Waardenburg Syndrome

A hereditary disorder characterized by deafness, a white shock of hair in the front of the head, different coloring of the iris of each eye, white colored eyelashes, and the inner corners of the eyes being wide-set.
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