What is CHARGE?

CHARGE syndrome is an acronym for a genetic disorder that typically causes the following abnormalities: coloboma, heart defects, atresia choanae, growth retardation, genital abnormalities and ear abnormalities. The disease is present at birth, and symptoms can persist and worsen as a person ages.


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