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Mowat-Wilson syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Hirschsprung disease mental retardation syndrome
  • Mental retardation, microcephaly, and distinct facial features with or without Hirschsprung disease
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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
  • Hirschsprung disease mental retardation syndrome
  • Mental retardation, microcephaly, and distinct facial features with or without Hirschsprung disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.