Aniridia-intellectual disability syndrome
Synonyms: Walker-Dyson syndrome
An extremely rare autosomal dominant developmental defect of the eye described in several members of one family that is characterized by the association of moderate intellectual disability with aniridia lens dislocation optic nerve hypoplasia and cataracts. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1974.
Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.
Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.
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Aniridia North America
Represent, serve, and support the North American community of persons affected by aniridia and their families, patient advocacy organizations, and clinicians and scientists
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