Weaver SyndromeGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C125599
A rare syndrome caused by mutations in the EZH2 gene, and rarely mutations in the NSD1 gene. It is characterized by advanced bone age, foot deformities, permanently bent joints, macrocephaly, flattened back of the head, a broad forehead, hypertelorism, large, low-set ears, micrognathia, delayed development of motor skills, and mild intellectual disability. [ ]
Synonyms: Weaver Syndrome WVS Weaver-Smith Syndrome
NCIT_C90259, NCIT_C165258, NCIT_C118467
An overgrowth syndrome caused by a heterozygous mutation(s) in the EZH2 gene, encoding histone-lysine N-methyltransferase EZH2. This condition is characterized by rapid prenatal and early childhood growth, advanced bone maturation and carpal bone development, craniofacial and skeletal abnormalities, and developmental delay. The distinctive physical and craniofacial characteristics may include macrocephaly, flattened occiput, long philtrum, strabismus, hypertelorism, epicanthal folds, and camptodactyly.
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