Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome

Dr Subhan Iqbal and Radswiki et al.

Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (WHS) is an extremely rare chromosomal anomaly characterized by partial deletion of the p arm of chromosome 4 (4p16.3).

Clinical presentation

There is a large clinical spectrum:

Article information

rID: 14697
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Wolf Hirschhorn syndrome
  • Chromosome 4p deletion syndrome
  • Chromosome 4p deletion
  • Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (WHS)
  • Pitt-Rogers-Danks syndrome (PRDS)
  • Pitt syndrome
  • Wolf-Hirschhorn Chromosome Region (WHCR)
  • Wittwer syndrome

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Cases and figures

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