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Charge Syndrome


Charge 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
Heart  Problems
Atresia of the choanae
Retardation of Growth / Development
enital and urinary abnormalities
ar and Hearing Abnormalities



Eighty percent of Charge syndrome patients  present with colobomas of the retina , choroid or optic nerve.





BulletCHARGE Syndrome CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, Inc. 2004 Parkade Boulevard Columbia, MO 65202-3121 CHARGE Association refers to children with a specific set of birth defects.

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