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Usher syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Deafness-retinitis pigmentosa syndrome
  • Dystrophia retinae pigmentosa-dysostosis syndrome
  • Graefe-Usher syndrome
  • Hallgren syndrome
  • Usher's syndrome
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  • How is Usher syndrome inherited? What is the gene for Usher syndrome? Click here for answer

  • Since Usher syndrome is a ciliopathy, will my daughter who has it exhibit symptoms of other ciliopathies?  She has many chronic health problems including irregular menstrual cycles, migraine headaches, and obesity.     Click here for answer

  • I have a family history of Usher syndrome.  How can I find out whether I am a carrier of Usher syndrome? Click here for answer