The ophthalmological course of Usher syndrome type III

  title={The ophthalmological course of Usher syndrome type III},
  author={Leenamaija Pakarinen and Kaija Tuppurainen and Pekka Laippala and Maija I M{\"a}ntyj{\"a}rvi and Heikki Puhakka},
  journal={International Ophthalmology},
Usher syndrome is a recessive hereditary disease group with clinical and genetical heterogeneity leading to handicapped hearing and visual loss until middle age. It is the most common cause for deaf-blindness. Three distinct phenotypes and five distinct genotypes are already known. In Finland the distribution of known Usher types is different than elsewhere. Usher syndrome type III (USH3) is common in Finland and it is thought to include 40% of patients. Progressive hearing loss is… CONTINUE READING


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