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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Mowat-Wilson syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Mental retardation, microcephaly, and distinct facial features with or without Hirschsprung disease
  • Hirschsprung disease mental retardation syndrome
  • Hirschsprung disease - intellectual disability
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  • Does there seem to be an average life expectancy with MWS? Click here for answer

  • My 6 year-old granddaughter was diagnosed with Mowat-Wilson syndrome 3 years ago. She recently started pulling hair and hitting and pushing other children. Is this type of behavior common in children with Mowat-Wilson syndrome?  
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Mental retardation, microcephaly, and distinct facial features with or without Hirschsprung disease
  • Hirschsprung disease mental retardation syndrome
  • Hirschsprung disease - intellectual disability
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.