CHARGE syndrome refers to a specific set of birth defects in children. CHARGE is an acronym for some of the most seen features in this syndrome. more...
CHARGE syndrome is sometimes referred to as an association. This indicates a non-random pattern of congenital anomalies that occurs together more frequently than one would expect on the basis of chance. Very few people with CHARGE will have 100% of its known features.
- Coloboma of the eye
- Heart defects
- Atresia of the choanae
- Retardation of (delays in) growth and development and/or central nervous system anomalies
- Genito-urinary tract defects
- Ear anomalies and/or deafness
CHARGE syndrome has an estimated prevalence of 1:10,000.
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