Waardenburg-Klein syndrome

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Related to Waardenburg-Klein syndrome: Marfan syndrome, Zellweger syndrome, Prader Willi syndrome

Waardenburg's syndrome, Waardenburg-Klein syndrome

a hereditary disorder of humans characterized by pigmentary disturbances, including white forelock, heterochromia iridis, white eyelashes, leukoderma and sometimes cochlear deafness. Blue-eyed, white cats with congenital deafness are considered similar to this syndrome. See also cochleosaccular degeneration.