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Wolf-Hirshhorn syndrome

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Wolf-Hirshhorn is a syndrome composed of the following features:

  • growth failure
  • mental retardation
  • cardiac and bone malformations

It results from a deletion of chromosome 4p which includes the gene for the fibroblast growth factor receptor-3, the gene involved in achondroplasia.

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