Weill-Marchesani Syndrome

  • Harold Chen
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Weill-Marchesani syndrome (WMS), a rare connective tissue disorder, was first described by Weill in 1932 (Weill 1932) and further delineated by Marchesani in 1939 (Marchesani 1939). It is also known as spherophakia-brachymorphia syndrome or congenital mesodermal dysmorphodystrophy.


Laryngeal Mask Airway Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis Mitral Valve Prolapse Tracheal Stenosis Autosomal Recessive 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medical GeneticsShriners Hospitals for ChildrenShreveportUSA
  2. 2.Perinatal and Clinical Genetics, Department of PediatricsLSU Health Sciences CenterShreveportUSA

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