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Other Names for this Disease
- Cervico-oculo-acoustic dysplasia
- Cervico-oculo-acoustic syndrome
- Cervicooculoacoustic syndrome
- COA Syndrome
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Klippel-Feil anomaly (in which the bones of the neck fuse together), Duane syndrome (an eye movement disorder that is present from birth), and hearing loss.  The cause of Wildervanck syndrome is unknown. In most cases, affected individuals have no family history of the condition. Wildervanck syndrome is a condition that occurs almost exclusively in females and affects the bones in the neck, the eyes, and the ears. It is characterized by
Last updated: 11/3/2010
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Wildervanck syndrome. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
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