What are some diseases that begin with the letter W?
West Nile Virus
Wilms Tumor (cancer of childhood)
Whiplash (more of an injury than a disease)
West Syndrome (some would say a syndrome is not a disease)
White Sponge Nevus
Wooly hair nevus
Wrinkly skin syndrome
No native Italian words begin with the letter W. Specifically, words which begin with the letter W are loan words. The Italian language does not spell with the letter W even though the sound may exist when the letter U is followed by a vowel. Examples of loan words which begin with the letter W include Wave, Web, Whip, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.