Warkany syndrome

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Warkany syndrome refers to one of two genetic disorders, both named for Austrian-American geneticist Joseph Warkany:

  • Warkany syndrome 1, an X-linked syndrome linked to reduced head size and mental retardation that is no longer diagnosed
  • Trisomy 8, known as Warkany syndrome 2, a condition where a person has an extra copy of chromosome 8.