Diagnosing Williams Syndrome
The diagnosis of Williams syndrome generally has two parts: Clinical diagnosis is based on a variety of characteristics common to Williams syndrome.  A combination of specific facial characteristics including...
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Growth Charts
Williams syndrome children are generally smaller than average children of similar age. Select the appropriate growth chart below to view: Male Stature/Height, Weight, and Head Circumference Female...
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Healthcare Supervision for children
The American Academy of Pediatrics has published guidelines for the medical care of children with Williams syndrome.  The protocol was developed by the medical advisors of the Williams Syndrome Association and...
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Adult Medical Issues
As individuals with Williams syndrome age, they will often have new medical issues.  Anxiety, depression, diabetes and gastro-intestinal disorders are not uncommon.  The following is a compilation of unique...
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Anesthesia Concerns
In general, anesthesia is deemed safe for individuals with WS.  However, there are reported cases of sudden death. Doctors are encouraged to conduct a careful review of all the literature prior to any procedure...
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Medical Resources
There is no cure for Williams syndrome. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive. Individuals with Williams syndrome need regular monitoring for potential medical problems by a physician familiar with the disorder....
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