Wolf–Hirschhorn syndrome is a severe genetic condition that affects many systems of the human body. The genetic mechanism is based on the deletion of the distal portion of the short arm of chromosome 4 (4p). Individuals affected by the syndrome have a special phenotype: wide bridge of the nose, widely spaced eyes, micrognathia, microcephaly, growth retardation, cryptorchidism, heart defects, hearing...
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