WAGR syndrome

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WAGR syndrome

Synonyms: Del(11)(p13) | Deletion 11p13 | Monosomy 11p13 | Wilms tumor-aniridia-genitourinary anomalies-intellectual disability syndrome

A rare genetic disorder characterized by the association of total or partial aniridia genitourinary anomalies (ranging from sexual ambiguity to ectopia testis) variable degrees of intellectual disability and an increased risk of developing Wilms tumor. Glaucoma or cataract are also possible and a minority of patients develop kidney failure. Other varaible findings may include obesity and duplicated halluces.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.

Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata.

Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.

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