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Waardenburg's Syndrome (Waardenburg Syndrome) Summary

Description: Rare, autosomal dominant disease with variable penetrance and several known clinical types. Characteristics may include depigmentation of the hair and skin, congenital deafness, heterochromia iridis, medial eyebrow hyperplasia, hypertrophy of the nasal root, and especially dystopia canthorum. The underlying cause may be defective development of the neural crest (neurocristopathy). Waardenburg's syndrome may be closely related to piebaldism. Klein-Waardenburg Syndrome refers to a disorder that also includes upper limb abnormalities.

Also Known As: Waardenburg Syndrome; Klein Syndrome; Klein's Syndrome; Waardenburg-Klein Syndrome; Klein Waardenburg Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 131 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 11 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Waardenburg's Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. type 4 Waardenburg syndrome : 1 study in 14 results : IBA
  2. Microphthalmia-Associated Transcription Factor : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  3. Waardenburg syndrome type 1 : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  4. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  5. Waardenburg syndrome type 2 : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  6. placental alkaline phosphatase : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. Nuclear Localization Signals (Nuclear Localization Signal) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  9. styrene-methylmethacrylate copolymer : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Catatrichy : 15 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Waardenburg's Syndrome

  1. Deafness (Deaf Mutism)
  2. Hirschsprung Disease (Hirschsprung's Disease)
  3. Hearing Loss (Hearing Impairment)
  4. Pallister-Hall Syndrome
  5. Medulloblastoma
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Key Therapies for Waardenburg's Syndrome

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  1. Cochlear Implantation : 2 studies in 15 results
  2. Cochlear Implants (Cochlear Implant) : 2 studies in 7 results
  3. Iridectomy : 1 result
  4. Lasers (Laser) : 1 result
  5. Hearing Aids (Hearing Aid) : 1 result

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