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Primary Etiologies of Deaf-Blindness - Frequency

by National Center on Deaf-Blindness on Sep 11, 2016
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2017 Etiologies in Order of Frequency by Category

Hereditary Syndromes and Disorders 

CHARGE Syndrome

933

Down syndrome (Trisomy 21 syndrome)

315

Usher I syndrome

233

Stickler syndrome

137

Dandy Walker syndrome

115

Goldenhar syndrome

102

Cornelia de Lange

99

Usher II syndrome

85

Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (Trisomy 4p)

72

Trisomy 13 (Trisomy 13-15, Patau syndrome)

61

Moebius syndrome

50

Pierre-Robin syndrome

48

Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome)

47

Norrie disease

37

Leber congenital amaurosis

36

Aicardi syndrome

34

Chromosome 18, Ring 18

31

Waardenburg syndrome

31

Pfieffer syndrome

27

Marshall syndrome

26

Alstrom syndrome

25

Treacher Collins syndrome

24

Cri du chat syndrome (Chromosome 5p- synd)

23

Hurler syndrome (MPS I-H)

19

Refsum syndrome

18

Bardet-Biedl syndrome (Laurence Moon-Biedl)

15

Crouzon syndrome (Craniofacial Dysotosis)

15

Cockayne syndrome

13

NF1 - Neurofibromatosis (von Recklinghausen dis)

13

Usher III syndrome

12

Kniest Dysplasia

11

Turner syndrome

9

Sturge-Weber syndrome

8

Apert syndrome/Acrocephalosyndactyly, Type 1

7

Kearns-Sayre syndrome

7

NF2 - Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis

7

Batten disease

6

Monosomy 10p

6

Leigh Disease

5

Prader-Willi

4

Alport syndrome

3

Hunter Syndrome (MPS II)

3

Klippel-Feil sequence

3

Marfan syndrome

2

Morquio syndrome (MPS IV-B)

2

Optico-Cochleo-Dentate Degeneration

2

Smith-Lemli-Opitz (SLO) syndrome

2

Wildervanck syndrome

2

Hand-Schuller-Christian (Histiocytosis X)

1

Hallgren syndrome

1

Herpes-Zoster (or Hunt)

1

Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome (MPS VI)

1

OTHER: Hereditary Syndromes/ Disorders

1693

 

Pre Natal Congenital Complications

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

293

Microcephaly

214

Hydrocephaly

206

Maternal Drug Use

85

Congenital Rubella

41

Fetal Alcohol syndrome

18

Congenital Toxoplasmosis

12

Neonatal Herpes Simplex (HSV)

7

Congenital Syphilis

1

OTHER: Pre-Natal/ Congenital Complications

514

 

 

Post Natal Non-Congenital Complications

Asphyxia

194

Severe Head Injury

160

Meningitis

136

Tumors

94

Stroke

56

Encephalitis

45

Infections

33

Direct Trauma to the eye and/or ear

14

Chemically Induced

14

OTHER: Post-Natal/ Non-Congenital

415

 

Complication of Prematurity

1047

No Determination of Etiology

1919

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