CHARGE Syndrome Definition


A rare syndrome caused by a genetic disorder , usually involving coloboma of the eye, heart defects, atresia of the nasal choanae, retardation of growth and/or development , genital and/or urinary abnormalities, and ear abnormalities and deafness .


Origin of CHARGE Syndrome

  • CHARGE is an acronym for the features listed in the definition: coloboma, heart defect, etc.

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