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What does WS stand for?

WS stands for Waardenburg Syndrome

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In the case of retinitis pigmentosa, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and Waardenburg syndrome, a change in a gene results in the more broadly categorized disabilities of vision loss, limited mobility, and hearing loss, respectively.
PAX3 - Portion Waardenburg syndrome, indicating the occurrence of deafness and changes in pigmentation, including a white forelock.
NIDCD-supported scientists have been able to map or locate the abnormal genes on their chromosomes for three of these hereditary syndromic forms of hearing loss: Waardenburg syndrome (WS) type 1 and Usher syndrome types 1 and 2.