"Williams Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A disorder caused by hemizygous microdeletion of about 28 genes on chromosome 7q11.23, including the ELASTIN gene. Clinical manifestations include SUPRAVALVULAR AORTIC STENOSIS; MENTAL RETARDATION; elfin facies; impaired visuospatial constructive abilities; and transient HYPERCALCEMIA in infancy. The condition affects both sexes, with onset at birth or in early infancy.
- Williams Syndrome
- Syndrome, Williams
- Williams-Beuren Syndrome
- Syndrome, Williams-Beuren
- Williams Beuren Syndrome
- Elfin Facies Syndrome
- Elfin Facies Syndromes
- Syndrome, Elfin Facies
- Williams Contiguous Gene Syndrome
- Chromosome 7q11.23 Deletion Syndrome
- Contiguous Gene Syndrome, Williams
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