Williams-Beuren Syndrome Resources

Williams Syndrome also know as Williams-Beuren Syndrome was discovered in 1961 by J.C.P. Williams, a cardiologist from New Zealand. Williams-Beuren Syndrome is a rare disorder that with a prevalence of 1 in 7,500 to 20,000 caused by the deletion of genetic material from chromosome 7.

Williams-Beuren Syndrome symptoms may include:

  • Heart or blood vessel problems
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Low birth weight
  • Musculoskeletal problems
  • Developmental delays

Medical Sites

Genetics Home Reference




Williams Syndrome Association

Williams Syndrome – Changing Lives Foundation



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