The facio-audio-symphalangism syndrome: report of a case and review of the literature

Clin Genet. 1985 Jul;28(1):61-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0004.1985.tb01219.x.


A detailed account is given of a 5-year-old girl with the facio-audio-symphalangism syndrome. This genetic disorder has been known previously by other names, including the WL syndrome. The reasons for suggesting this new descriptive term are given, along with a review of the literature.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Child, Preschool
  • Deafness / genetics*
  • Dermatoglyphics
  • Face / abnormalities*
  • Female
  • Fingers / abnormalities*
  • Foot / diagnostic imaging
  • Hand / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Nails, Malformed
  • Pedigree
  • Radiography
  • Syndrome