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[Usher syndrome: clinical features, diagnostic options, and therapeutic prospects].

Abstract:

Usher syndrome denotes a clinically and genetically heterogeneous combination of retinitis pigmentosa and sensorineural deafness. The division into subtypes I, II, and III is based on the degree of hearing loss: Type I is characterized by deafness from birth together with ataxia and retarded motor development, type II by a stationary deafness of a moderate degree, and type III by a progressive deafness with adult onset. In Germany, Usher syndrome currently bears particular relevance because i...

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10.1007/s00347-008-1888-7

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Journal:
Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft
Volume:
106
Issue:
6
Pages:
505-511
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1433-0423
ISSN:
0941-293X
URN:
uuid:2395bb18-88df-4199-9ba7-f0a700676e8a
Source identifiers:
372140
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pubs:372140
Language:
German
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