Colobomatous microphthalmia, heart disease, hearing loss, and mental retardation--a syndrome.

@article{Hittner1979ColobomatousMH,
  title={Colobomatous microphthalmia, heart disease, hearing loss, and mental retardation--a syndrome.},
  author={Helen Mintz Hittner and Norma J Hirsch and G M Kreh and Arnold J Rudolph},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={1979},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={122-8}
}
A syndrome consisting of colobomatous microphthalmia, heart disease, abnormalities of the external ear with associated hearing loss, and mental retardation is described. Nine children and one adult were evaluated. There is not race or sex predilection. The syndrome can be heritable, as shown by a mother and daughter who were among the patients. In addition… CONTINUE READING