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Williams syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • WBS
  • Williams-Beuren syndrome
  • WMS
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  • I have a patient who may have Williams syndrome. His mother was previously diagnosed with familial Mediterrranean fever, but she has facial features consistent with Williams syndrome. Do Williams syndrome and familial Mediterranean fever share any signs or symptoms? Click here for answer

  • My sister has Williams syndrome and I am concerned about my chances to have a child with this condition. Is Williams syndrome inherited? Are there any ways to prevent Williams syndrome? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • WBS
  • Williams-Beuren syndrome
  • WMS
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.