WAGRO syndrome

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WAGRO syndrome


Definition A contiguous gene syndrome (OMIM:612469) defined by the acronym WAGRO: Wilms tumour, Aniridia, Genitourinary abnormalities and mental Retardation–WAGR syndrome, with the additional finding of Obesity.

Molecular pathology WAGRO syndrome is due to microscopic or submicroscopic deletions in chromosome 11p13-p12 in a region containing WT1 (OMIM:607102), PAX6 (OMIM:607108), and BDNF (OMIM:113505) genes.

Synonyms Chromosome 11p13-p12 deletion syndrome, WAGR syndrome with obesity  

Reference http://www.omim.org/entry/612469

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