WAC-related facial dysmorphism-developmental delay-behavioral abnormalities syndrome

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Synonyms: Desanto-Shinawi syndrome

A rare genetic syndromic intellectual disability characterised by several dysmorphic features hypotonia developmental delay intellectual disability behavioral problems visual and hearing abnormalities constipation and feeding difficulties. Common dysmorphic features include coarse facies broad forehead synophrys bushy eyebrows deep-set eyes downslanting palpebral fissures epicanthus depressed nasal bridge bulbous nasal tip posteriorly rotated ears full cheeks thin upper lip inverted nipples and hirsutism. Behavioral problems tend to be dominated by ADHD but anxiety aggressive outbursts and autistic features may also present.

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