Syndrome is diagnosed by the association of a group of
developmental abnormalities. It is diagnosed by the presence of 4
out of seven of the problems below.
Colobomas and Cranial Nerves
Atresia of the
Retardation of Growth / Development
Genital and urinary abnormalities
Ear and Hearing Abnormalities
percent of Charge syndrome patients present with colobomas of
the retina , choroid or optic nerve.
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Association refers to children with a specific set of birth defects.