Williams Syndrome describes the condition of a person who has an entire chromosome arm missing from their DNA. As most would expect, this is a condition that causes a number of problems. The appearance and behavior of a person with Williams Syndrome, for reference, will generally resemble a milder form of Down’s Syndrome. This condition is relatively rare and sadly there is no cure. However, with therapy, it's possible to treat and manage the effects.


1. Distinct Facial Features

Children with Williams Syndrome often have certain facial features that make them easy to recognize. Symptoms of this condition include short noses, wide foreheads, and missing teeth to name a few. Although this obviously isn’t a complete list, a person with Williams Syndrome usually displays a few of these. These are just some of the ways that the appearance of a child with this condition will often stand out.

Williams Syndrome childhood

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