What is wolf hischhorn syndrome?

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Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome (WHS) is a genetic autosomal dominant disorder caused by deletion of genetic material on chromosome p4. It’s incidence is 1 in 50,000 individuals. It usually effects children and symptoms are as follows developmental disorders, poor intellectually ability, muscle weaknesses and seizures. Muscle weakness may cause fatigue and cause severe chest infections which could be fatal also associated with uncontrollable seizures.
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Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome is a condition that affects many parts of the body. The major features of this disorder include a characteristic facial appearance, delayed growth and development, intellectual disability, and seizures. Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome is caused by a deletion of genetic material near the end of the short (p) arm of chromosome 4. This chromosomal change is sometimes written as 4p...
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Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (WHS) is a genetic disorderthat affects many parts of the body. The major features include a characteristic facial appearance, delayed growth and development, intellectual disability , low muscle tone ( hypotonia ), and seizures .
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