Waardenburg syndrome

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Related to Waardenburg syndrome type II: Waardenburg-Klein syndrome, Waardenburg syndrome type 3

Waar·den·burg syndrome

 (wôr′dn-bûrg′, vär′-)
A hereditary syndrome characterized by varying degrees of deafness and facial bone defects and by variation in pigmentation of the skin, hair, or eyes.

[After Petrus Johannes Waardenburg (1886-1979), Dutch ophthalmologist.]
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Waardenburg syndrome type II (WS 2) is a heterogenous group without dystopia canthorum.
One sided complete heterochrochromia with normal nose and absence of canthal dystopia in this case fulfilled the diagnostic criteria to label her as a case of waardenburg syndrome type II and its occurrence was sporadic.
Clinical and Molecular Studies of Waardenburg Syndrome Type II [thesis].
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