Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome is a congenital malformation syndrome characterized by pre- and postnatal growth deficiency, developmental disability of variable degree, characteristic craniofacial features ('Greek warrior helmet' appearance of the nose, high forehead, prominent glabella, hypertelorism, high-arched eyebrows, protruding eyes, epicanthal folds, short philtrum, distinct mouth with downturned corners, and micrognathia), and a seizure disorder (Battaglia et al., 2008 [PubMed 18932224]).[supplied by OMIM, Nov 2010]
GeneCards Summary for WHCR Gene
WHCR (Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome Chromosome Region) is a Genetic Locus. Diseases associated with WHCR include Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome.