What is it?

Williams syndrome is a rare genetic condition characterized by unique physical features, neurodevelopmental issues, cognitive difficulties and cardiovascular abnormalities.
Williams syndrome is caused due to a missing piece of the 7th chromosome, and is usually not inherited from the parents.

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Signs & symptoms

Symptoms may include ear infection, hearing loss, dental abnormalities, elevated calcium levels in the blood, hypothyroidism, early puberty, diabetes, farsightedness, feeding difficulties, scoliosis, sleep problems, and short stature.


Diagnosis is based upon findings from medical history and physical examination. Further evaluation may include genetic tests.


Treatment depends on the specific symptoms and difficulties.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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