x

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field
Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.

Attention: Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.


Captcha image

Jackson-Weiss syndrome

Disease definition

Jackson-Weiss syndrome (JWS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by foot malformations (tarsal and metatarsal fusions; short, broad, medially deviated great toes) and in some patients craniosynostosis with facial anomalies. Hands are normal in affected patients.

ORPHA:1540

  • Synonym(s):
    • Craniosynostosis-midfacial hypoplasia-foot abnormalities syndrome
    • JWS
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.8
  • OMIM: 123150
  • UMLS: C0795998
  • MeSH: C537559
  • GARD: 6796
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information

Professionals

Additional information

Specialised Social Services

The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.