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Dylan. Usher Syndrome. Chromosomes. Trisomy 21 Autosomal recessive. Physiological Effects of Usher Syndrome. Loss of hearing Progressive loss of sight Vestibular dysfunction This disease effects the 15 chromosome and the 21 chromosome

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Dylan

Dylan

Usher Syndrome


Chromosomes
Chromosomes

Trisomy 21

Autosomal recessive


Physiological effects of usher syndrome
Physiological Effects of Usher Syndrome

  • Loss of hearing

  • Progressive loss of sight

  • Vestibular dysfunction

  • This disease effects the 15 chromosome and the 21 chromosome

  • Gene MYO7A is affected which would effect protein myosin viia


Dylan s symptoms
Dylan’s Symptoms

  • Cannot hear some of our directions

  • Having trouble moving throughout the house

  • Has trouble sleeping

  • He has trouble balancing


Dylan s future
Dylan’s Future

  • He is expected to live a normal life with the exemptions of hearing and seeing.

  • His intelligence will not be affected with this disease


Treatments available for usher syndrome
Treatments Available for Usher Syndrome

  • Hearing aids are the only sufficient treatment available for usher syndrome


Sources
Sources

  • http://ushersyndrome.wordpress.com/symptoms/

  • http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/usher-syndrome

  • http://www.pnas.org/content/99/23/14946.full

  • http://pcpgm.partners.org/lmm/tests/hearing-loss/usher

  • http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-10/uok-nga100112.php