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A 40-year-old female asked:

My daughter has inherited waardenburg syndrome form me. she has weak shoulder muscle control and weak grip strength. could they be related?

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Dr. Lisa Rankin
ADHD and Autism 25 years experience
Possibly: Some patients with that syndrome can have issues related to the shoulders and the spine but is pretty rare. A thorough physical exam and evaluation by physical and occupational therapist can help isolate the source of the problem and direct referrals from there. A specialist such as a neurologist may be involved in the process also.

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Last updated Jun 29, 2013

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