Clinical diagnosis of the Usher syndromes



The Usher syndromes are genetically distinct disorders which share specific phenotypic characteristics. This paper describes a set of clinical criteria recommended for the diagnosis of Usher syndrome type I and Usher syndrome type II. These criteria have been adopted by the Usher Syndrome Consortium and are used in studies reported by members of this Consortium. © 1994 Wiley-Liss, Inc.