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CHARGE syndrome

Introduction: CHARGE syndrome

Description of CHARGE syndrome

CHARGE syndrome (medical condition): A rare disorder characterized by choanal atresia, coloboma, ear and...more »

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CHARGE syndrome: An association of posterior choanal atresia with variable multiple abnormalities which include delayed mental and somatic development, ocular coloboma, ear abnormalities, deafness (usually associated with recurrent otitis, rather than ear anomalies), hypogenitalism, and heart defects. Many children have feeding, swallowing, and breathing difficulties and facial paralysis which are caused by multiple cranial nerve dysfunction. The syndrome occurs twice as often in girls as in boys and usually affects the right side of the body.
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CHARGE syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

CHARGE syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that CHARGE syndrome, or a subtype of CHARGE syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list CHARGE syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

CHARGE syndrome as a Disease

CHARGE syndrome (medical condition): See CHARGE Syndrome (disease information).
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