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Weill-Marchesani syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Mesodermal dysmorphodystrophy congenital
  • Spherophakia-brachymorphia syndrome
  • WM Syndrome
  • WMS
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Cause

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What causes Weill-Marchesani syndrome?

Weill-Marchesani syndrome is usually caused by mutations in the ADAMTS10 gene. Two families have been found with mutations in different genes, one with a mutation in FBN1 and one with a mutation in LTBP2.[1]
Last updated: 10/3/2013

References
  1. Ekaterini Tsilou and Ian M MacDonald. Weill-Marchesani Syndrome. GeneReviews. 02/14/2013; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1114/. Accessed 10/3/2013.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Mesodermal dysmorphodystrophy congenital
  • Spherophakia-brachymorphia syndrome
  • WM 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.