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Charge Syndrome—A Case Report

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ABSTRACT

CHARGE syndrome is a rare, recently well recognized entity with non-random pattern of congenital anomalies. The syndrome associations consist of C-coloboma of the eyes, H-heart disease, A-atresia of the choanae, R-retarded growth and development, G-genital hypoplasia/genitourinary anomalies and E-ear anomalies and/or hearing loss. All anomalies are not seen in every case and a varied spectrum of associations is seen in most of the cases. The exact incidence is not known. However, the reported prevalence is approximately 1:10,000 births. We report one such case.

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Ravindran, A. , Amirthagani, A. , Dhas, P. , Nagarajan, S. , Kumar, S. , Kumar, S. and Venkatesh,  . (2015) Charge Syndrome—A Case Report. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 4, 156-162. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2015.42027.

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