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REVIEW ARTICLE

Charge Syndrome

Mrs. Saranya S

Keywords : Atresia Choanae Growth Retardation,Coloboma

Citation Information : S MS. Charge Syndrome. 2017; 11 (3):30-33.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-11-3-30

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

CHARGE syndrome is a disorder that affects many areas of the body. CHARGE is an abbreviation for several of the features common in the disorder: coloboma, heart defects, atresia choanae (also known as choanal atresia), growth retardation, genital abnormalities, and ear abnormalities. The pattern of malformations varies among individuals with this disorder, and the multiple health problems can be life-threatening in infancy. Affected individuals usually have several major characteristics or a combination of major and minor characteristics.


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