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What is the definition of Microcephaly Deafness Syndrome?
Microcephaly deafness syndrome, also known as microcephaly-deafness-intellectual disability syndrome, is a very rare inherited (genetic) disorder characterized by an abnormally small head (microcephaly), deafness, intellectual deficit, and abnormal facial characteristics, such as asymmetrical features.
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What are the symptoms of Microcephaly Deafness Syndrome?
Symptoms of microcephaly deafness syndrome may include an abnormally small head (microcephaly); sensorineural deafness; intellectual deficit; and abnormal facial characteristics, such as asymmetrical features, protruding lower lip, off-set and/or low-set cup-shaped ears, abnormally small jaw, eye folds, drooping lower lip, and prominent area between the eyebrows; palate abnormalities, speech impairment, and short stature.
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What are the current treatments for Microcephaly Deafness Syndrome?
There is no cure for microcephaly deafness syndrome. Treatment consists of supportive care.
Who are the top Microcephaly Deafness Syndrome Local Doctors?
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The University Of Vermont Medical Center

Burlington, VT 

Julie Lahiri is a Vascular Surgeon in Burlington, Vermont. Dr. Lahiri has been practicing medicine for over 25 years and is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Microcephaly Deafness Syndrome. She is also highly rated in 98 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Campomelia Cumming Type, Oculofaciocardiodental Syndrome, Yunis-Varon Syndrome, and Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy. She is board certified in Vascular Surgery and licensed to treat patients in Vermont. Dr. Lahiri is currently accepting new patients in some locations.

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Pediatrics

One Baylor PlazaAnderson 609EHouston, TX

Houston, TX 

James Lupski is a Medical Genetics specialist and a Pediatrics doctor in Houston, Texas. Dr. Lupski is rated as a Distinguished doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Microcephaly Deafness Syndrome. He is also highly rated in 78 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Trisomy 17 Mosaicism, Potocki-Lupski Syndrome, Smith-Magenis Syndrome, and Hypotonia. He is licensed to treat patients in Texas. Dr. Lupski is currently accepting new patients.

 
 
 
 
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Yokohama City University Graduate School Of Medicine

Tokyo, JP 

Noriko Miyake is in Tokyo, Japan. Miyake is rated as a Distinguished expert by MediFind in the treatment of Microcephaly Deafness Syndrome. She is also highly rated in 143 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Coffin-Siris Syndrome, Kabuki Syndrome, Miller Syndrome, and Micrognathia.

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What are the Latest Advances for Microcephaly Deafness Syndrome?
Association between Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection and Brain Injury in Neonates: A Meta-analysis of Cohort Studies.
Clinical and genetic analysis of a child with mental retardation and microcephaly with pontine and cerebellar hypoplasia.
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Clinical and Neuro-radiological Profile of Symptomatic Cytomegalovirus Infection in Infants in a Tertiary Care Hospital.