Shah-Waardenburg Syndrome

  • Abdelhalim Mahmoudi
  • Mohamed Rami
  • Khalid Khattala
  • Aziz Elmadi
  • My Abderrahmane Afifi
  • Bouabdallah Youssef

Abstract

Shah-Waardenburg syndrome (SWS) is a neurocristopathy and is characterized by Hirschsprung's disease (HD), deafness, and depigmentation of hairs, skin, and iris. Is a very rare congenital disorder with variable clinical expression. This report describes a 4-day-old male newborn with Waardenburg's syndrome associated with aganglionosis of the colon and terminal ileum, and review the relevant literature for draws attention to the causal relationship between these two entities.

Pan African Medical Journal 2013; 14:60

Author Biographies

Abdelhalim Mahmoudi
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Hassan II, Fez, Morocco
Mohamed Rami
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Hassan II, Fez, Morocco
Khalid Khattala
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Hassan II, Fez, Morocco
Aziz Elmadi
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Hassan II, Fez, Morocco
My Abderrahmane Afifi
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Hassan II, Fez, Morocco
Bouabdallah Youssef
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Hassan II, Fez, Morocco
Published
2013-05-04
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1937-8688