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Wildervanck syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • Cervico-oculo-acoustic dysplasia
  • Cervico-oculo-acoustic syndrome
  • Cervicooculoacoustic syndrome
  • COA Syndrome
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What causes Wildervanck syndrome?

The exact cause of Wildervanck syndrome is not known.  It is suspected to be a polygenic condition, meaning that many genetic factors may be involved. [1] 
Last updated: 11/3/2010

  1. Wettke-Schafer and Kantner, G. X-linked Dominant Inherited Diseases With Lethality in Hemizygous Males. Human Genetics. 1983; 64:1-23.