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Definition

A form of Usher syndrome, a genetically heterogeneous condition characterized by the association of retinitis pigmentosa with sensorineural deafness. Age at onset and differences in auditory and vestibular function distinguish different types of Usher syndrome. USH4 is characterized by late onset of retinitis pigmentosa and usually late-onset of progressive sensorineural hearing loss without vestibular involvement. USH4 inheritance is autosomal recessive.

Acronym

USH4

Synonyms

Usher syndrome, type IV

Keywords

Retinitis pigmentosa
Usher syndrome

 
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