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Idiopathic Hypercalcemia Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis

Last updated Nov. 3, 2020

Approved by: Maulik P. Purohit MD, MPH

Williams Syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by the deletion of few gene copies on chromosome 7, which involves the elastin gene.


The topic Idiopathic Hypercalcemia Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis you are seeking is a synonym, or alternative name, or is closely related to the medical condition Williams Syndrome.

Quick Summary:

  • Williams Syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by the deletion of few gene copies on chromosome 7, which involves the elastin gene. The disorder affects multiple organ systems
  • It is characterized by facial anomalies, cardiovascular anomalies, high blood calcium, neuro-developmental and behavioral disorders. These anomalies and defects may be present at birth or may develop later in life
  • Williams Syndrome cannot be cured. The treatment is mostly symptomatic (avoiding complications) and therapeutic. The prognosis is based on the specific condition and symptoms of each individual. Those with severe cardiac anomalies may not have a positive outcome

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First uploaded: June 15, 2017
Last updated: Nov. 3, 2020