Usher Deafblindnes


  •   Mehdi Khamaily

  •   Salma Bajjouk

  •   Mounia Bouchaar

  •   Mounir Belmalih

  •   Karim Reda

  •   Abdelbarre Oubaaz


Pigmentary retinopathy refers to a group of inherited degenerative diseases of the retina, which primarily affects the photoreceptor cells in the retina. The association with congenital hearing loss defines Usher syndrome.

Usher syndrome is a rare pathology of autosomal recessive transmission with a double sensory impairment (auditory and visual). We report the observation of a 12-year-old patient from a consanguineous marriage with congenital deafness, normal vestibular function and pigmentary retinopathy composing type 2 of Usher syndrome.

Keywords: Usher Syndrome, Pigmentary retinopathy, Congenital hearing loss


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Khamaily, M., Bajjouk, S., Bouchaar, M., Belmalih, M., Reda, K., & Oubaaz, A. (2020). Usher Deafblindnes. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 2(4).