Weyers acrofacial dysostosis

Weyers acrofacial dysostosis is a disorder that affects the development of the teeth, nails, and bones. Dental abnormalities can include small, peg-shaped teeth; fewer teeth than normal (hypodontia); and one front tooth instead of two (a single central incisor) ...1

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Symptoms of Weyers acrofacial dysostosis

Symptoms: The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. Signs and Symptoms

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Genetics of Weyers acrofacial dysostosis

Genetic Changes: Most cases of Weyers acrofacial dysostosis result from mutations in the EVC2 gene. A mutation in a similar gene, EVC , has been found in at least one person with the characteristic features of the disorder. Little is known ...2

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Names and Terminology

Other Names for This Condition

Source: GHR (NLM/NIH)3 ...

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  1. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ weyers-acrofacial-dysostosis
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.

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