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
- Low birth weight
- Musculoskeletal problems
- Developmental delays