Warburg Micro is considered a spectrum disease. While many symptoms are similar, they may be more mild or more severe in each child.
Warburg Micro should be suspected in any child that has congenital cataracts with micropthalmia and significant developmental day, especially in males with hypogandism.
Warburg Micro, SPG 69, may go unnoticed at birth. Microcephaly, jaundice and feeding issues range from mild to severe.
All children that have the syndrome are born with congenital cataracts- though medical professionals may miss them if a red reflex test is not done.
Adolescence and beyond
What You Can Do
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Last updated: 3/27/2022
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