Genetic Analysis for Two Italian Siblings with Usher Syndrome and Schizophrenia

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Domanico, Daniela; Fragiotta, Serena; Trabucco, Paolo; Nebbioso, Marcella; Vingolo, Enzo Maria;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine,volume 2,012 (issn: 2090-6722, eissn: 2090-6730)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2012/380863, pmc: PMC3471407
  • Subject: RE1-994 | Case Report | Ophthalmology | retinitis pigmentosa; schizophrenia-like; usher syndrome | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | otorhinolaryngologic diseases

Usher syndrome is a group of autosomal recessive genetic disorders characterized by deafness, retinitis pigmentosa, and sometimes vestibular areflexia. The relationship between Usher syndrome and mental disorders, most commonly a “schizophrenia-like” psychosis, is somet... View more
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