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Can anyone tell me what is usher syndrome type 2a?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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In brief: Vision/hearing loss

Ushers syndrome is an autosomal recessive inherited disease that involves various degrees of vision loss in the form of retinitis pigmentosa & varying degrees of hearing/balance loss.
Type 1 has profound hearing/balance loss at birth, type 2 has moderate to severe hearing/balance loss at birth,& type 3 normal hearing/balance at birth but progresses in later childhood/teens.

In brief: Vision/hearing loss

Ushers syndrome is an autosomal recessive inherited disease that involves various degrees of vision loss in the form of retinitis pigmentosa & varying degrees of hearing/balance loss.
Type 1 has profound hearing/balance loss at birth, type 2 has moderate to severe hearing/balance loss at birth,& type 3 normal hearing/balance at birth but progresses in later childhood/teens.
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