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Waardenburg syndrome type 2


Other Names for this Disease
  • WS 2
  • WS type 2
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  • My wife has complete heterochromia. Her left eye is brown and right eye is blue. Also, she is deaf in her left ear. I think she is suffering from Waardenburg syndrome. However, no one in her family is suffering from this syndrome. I think she has Waardenburg type 2 because she doesn't have other symptoms. Can you please tell me what are the chances that our baby can suffer from this syndrome and what precautions we can take? Click here for answer

  • Is there any way to tell what subtype of Waardenburg syndrome type 2 one has by physical exam? Click here for answer

  • Is hearing loss in people with Waardenburg syndrome type II likely to be progressive? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • WS 2
  • WS type 2
Related Diseases
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