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Case Studies | Audiology | India | Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021
Cochlear Implant in Charge Syndrome - A Single Case Study
Dhulase Krithega .S | Yuva Yoga Shree .B | Varsha Muthukumar
Abstract: Charge syndrome is a rare genetic disorder which arises during early fetal development due to the mutation of the CHD7 gene in the 8th chromosome. It is also known as the Hall - Hittner syndrome. It is a complex syndrome affecting multiple organs of the body symptoms include coloboma, CN dysfunction, Charge ear Chonal atresia, Congenital heart disease Congenital Heart Defects, Genital Hypoplasia, Hypotonia, TEF, Growth deficiency, CLP, CHARGE face, Renal anomalies this syndrome is often sporadic and sometimes inherited. A two years, Male was accompanied by his parents for detailed Audiological and speech evaluation and diagnosed severe to profound hearing loss Language disorder (receptive and expressive language) consequent to Hearing Impairment. Developmental delay consequent to CHARGE SYNDROME. This case study highlights on Audiological Assessment and management profile on CHARGE Syndrome.
Keywords: CHARGE Syndrome, Cochlear Implant, Audiological Management
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021,
Pages: 1005 - 1008