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Primary Etiologies of Deaf-Blindness - Alphabetically

by National Center on Deaf-Blindness on Sep 12, 2016
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2016 Deaf-Blind Child Count

Etiology: Alphabetical by Category Frequency
Hereditary Syndromes and Disorders

Aicardi syndrome

34

Alport syndrome

5

Alstrom syndrome

26

Apert syndrome/Acrocephalosyndactyly, Type 1

5

Bardet-Biedl syndrome (Laurence Moon-Biedl)

14

Batten disease

6

CHARGE Syndrome

924

Chromosome 18, Ring 18

27

Cockayne syndrome

12

Cornelia de Lange

99

Cri du chat syndrome (Chromosome 5p- synd)

24

Crouzon syndrome (Craniofacial Dysotosis)

15

Dandy Walker syndrome

111

Down syndrome (Trisomy 21 syndrome)

305

Goldenhar syndrome

107

Hand-Schuller-Christian (Histiocytosis X)

1

Herpes-Zoster (or Hunt)

1

Hunter Syndrome (MPS II)

4

Hurler syndrome (MPS I-H)

17

Kearns-Sayre syndrome

6

Klippel-Feil sequence

2

Kniest Dysplasia

11

Leber congenital amaurosis

34

Leigh Disease

3

Marfan syndrome

3

Marshall syndrome

22

Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome (MPS VI)

2

Moebius syndrome

49

Monosomy 10p

5

Morquio syndrome (MPS IV-B)

2

NF1 - Neurofibromatosis (von Recklinghausen dis)

11

NF2 - Bilateral Acoustic Neurofibromatosis

10

Norrie disease

42

Optico-Cochleo-Dentate Degeneration

2

Pfieffer syndrome

28

Prader-Willi

6

Pierre-Robin syndrome

44

Refsum syndrome

18

Scheie syndrome (MPS I-S)

1

Smith-Lemli-Opitz (SLO) syndrome

2

Stickler syndrome

133

Sturge-Weber syndrome

9

Treacher Collins syndrome

20

Trisomy 13 (Trisomy 13-15, Patau syndrome)

55

Trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome)

49

Turner syndrome

11

Usher I syndrome

215

Usher II syndrome

72

Usher III syndrome

9

Waardenburg syndrome

31

Wildervanck syndrome

2

Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (Trisomy 4p)

71

Other Hereditary Syndromes and Disorders

1560

Pre Natal Congenital Complications
 

Congenital Rubella

38

Congenital Toxoplasmosis

11

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

292

Fetal Alcohol syndrome

20

Hydrocephaly

213

Maternal Drug Use

77

Microcephaly

208

Neonatal Herpes Simplex (HSV)

10

Other Pre-Natal Congenital Complications

510

Post Natal Non-Congenital Complications  

Asphyxia

199

Direct Trauma to the eye and/or ear

10

Encephalitis

49

Infections

32

Meningitis

135

Severe Head Injury

161

Stroke

56

Tumors

83

Chemically Induced

13

Other Post-Natal Non-Congenital Complications

399

Complication of Prematurity

1028

No Determination of Etiology

1814


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