WS in Common Medical Meaning

The WS meaning in Common Medical terms is "Werner Syndrome". There are 7 related meanings of the WS Common Medical abbreviation.

WS on Common Medical Full Forms

  1. Werner Syndrome Werner syndrome (WS) is a rare, autosomal recessive progeroid syndrome (PS), which is characterized by the appearance of premature aging.
  2. Warkany Syndrome Warkany syndrome refers to one of two genetic disorders, both named for Austrian-American geneticist Joseph Warkany:
  3. Waardenburg Syndrome Waardenburg syndrome is a rare genetic disorder most often characterized by varying degrees of deafness, minor defects in structures arising from the neural crest, and pigmentation changes.
  4. Workshop A room where things are made or repaired using machines and/or tools.
  5. Wolfram Syndrome Wolfram syndrome, also called DIDMOAD, is a rare autosomal-recessive genetic disorder that causes childhood-onset diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and deafness as well as various other possible disorders.
  6. West syndrome A seizure disorder of infancy and early childhood with the onset predominantly in the first year of life of myoclonic seizures, hypsarrhythmia, and mental retardation. The spasms are sudden, brief contractions of one or more muscle groups, and may be followed by a longer tonic phase. Most often the spasms occur in clusters during which the intensity or the frequency of the spasms may increase progressively to a peak, decline, or cease. The clusters tend to occur soon after arousal from sleep.
  7. Williams Syndrome Williams syndrome (WS) is a developmental disorder that affects many parts of the body. Facial features frequently include a broad forehead, short nose, and full cheeks, an appearance which has been described as elfin. Mild to moderate intellectual disability with particular problems with visual spatial tasks such as drawing and fewer problems with language are typical. Those affected often have an outgoing personality and interact readily with strangers.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. What does WS stand for Common Medical?

    WS stands for Wolfram Syndrome in Common Medical terms.

  2. What is the shortened form of Werner Syndrome in Common Medical?

    The short form of "Werner Syndrome" is WS for Common Medical.


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