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Primary Etiologies of Deaf-Blindness - Frequency


Primary Etiologies of Deaf-Blindness - Frequency

by National Center on Deaf-Blindness on Sep 11, 2016
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2015 Deaf-Blind Child Count

Etiology by Frequency

Frequency

No Determination of Etiology

1755

OTHER: Hereditary Synd/ Disorders

1557

Complication of Prematurity

1039

CHARGE Syndrome

926

OTHER: Pre-Natal/ Congenital Complications

482

OTHER: Post-Natal/ Non-Congenital

394

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

304

Down syndrome (Trisomy 21 syndrome)

286

Usher I syndrome

214

Hydrocephaly

214

Microcephaly

213

Asphyxia

196

Severe Head Injury

170

Meningitis

156

Stickler syndrome

127

Dandy Walker syndrome

120

Cornelia de Lange

101

Goldenhar syndrome

98

Tumors

86

Maternal Drug Use

78

Usher II syndrome

72

Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (Trisomy 4p)

69

Encephalitis

59

Trisomy 13 (Trisomy 13-15, Patau syndrome)

57

Moebius syndrome

50

Stroke

46

Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome)

45

Norrie disease

42

Leber congenital amaurosis

41

Pierre-Robin syndrome

41

Congenital Rubella

40

Infections

40

Aicardi syndrome

37

Chromosome 18, Ring 18

27

Pfieffer syndrome

26

Alstrom syndrome

25

Waardenburg syndrome

25

Marshall syndrome

24

Treacher Collins syndrome

20

Cri du chat syndrome (Chromosome 5p- synd)

19

Fetal Alcohol syndrome

19

Refsum syndrome

18

Chemically Induced

17

Cockayne syndrome

15

Crouzon syndrome (Craniofacial Dysotosis)

15

Hurler syndrome (MPS I-H)

15

Bardet-Biedl syndrome (Laurence Moon-Biedl)

12

Sturge-Weber syndrome

12

Kniest Dysplasia

11

NF1 - Neurofibromatosis (von Recklinghausen dis)

10

Turner syndrome

10

Congenital Toxoplasmosis

10

NF2 - Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis

9

Usher III syndrome

9

Direct Trauma to the eye and/or ear

8

Neonatal Herpes Simplex (HSV)

7

Batten disease

6

Prader-Willi

6

Kearns-Sayre syndrome

5

Apert syndrome/Acrocephalosyndactyly, Type 1

4

Hunter Syndrome (MPS II)

4

Klippel-Feil sequence

4

Monosomy 10p

4

Smith-Lemli-Opitz (SLO) syndrome

4

Alport syndrome

3

Leigh Disease

3

Marfan syndrome

2

Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome (MPS VI)

2

Morquio syndrome (MPS IV-B)

2

Optico-Cochleo-Dentate Degeneration

2

Hand-Schuller-Christian (Histiocytosis X)

1

Hallgren syndrome

1

Herpes-Zoster (or Hunt)

1

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome

1

Wildervanck syndrome

1


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