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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Wagner syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Wagner syndrome type 1
  • Wagner vitreoretinal degeneration
  • Hyaloideoretinal degeneration of Wagner
  • WGN1
  • Erosive vitreoretinopathy
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Tests & Diagnosis

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How is Wagner syndrome diagnosed?

The diagnosis of Wagner syndrome is based on typical clinical findings and family history of the condition. Molecular genetic testing of the VCAN (previously CSPG2) gene, the only gene known to be associated with Wagner syndrome, is available on a clinical basis.[1] 

Last updated: 12/7/2009

References
  1. Kloeckener-Gruissem B, Amstutz C. VCAN-Related Vitreoretinopathy. GeneReviews. 2009; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=gene&part=wagner. Accessed 12/7/2009.


Testing

  • The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the genetic tests for this condition. The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Wagner syndrome type 1
  • Wagner vitreoretinal degeneration
  • Hyaloideoretinal degeneration of Wagner
  • WGN1
  • Erosive vitreoretinopathy
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.