Monosomy 4p syndrome, 4p deletion syndrome, Wolf’s syndrome.
Characteristic facial features are associated with the diagnosis. Muscle weakness and a possible cleft palate often make it difficult for infants to suckle. It is common for the palate to be high, and the jaw and teeth to be small. Speech and communication difficulties are common, as are eating difficulties and drooling.
- If there is a cleft palate, a specialist team is responsible for follow-up and treatment.
- It is important for people with this diagnosis to have contact with dental care early on for strengthened preventive care and oral health information.
- Oral motor training and stimulation is often urgently needed in cases with eating difficulties.
- There is often cause for speech, language and communication training.
- Contact with a physician is recommended for medical conditions, such as heart defects.
- The rare disease database of the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare.
- The MHC database - The Mun-H-Center database on oral health and orofacial function in rare diseases.
- The Documentation from the Ågrenska national competence centre for rare diseases.