A Rare Cause of Bilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Waardenburg Syndrome
Keywords:Waardenburg syndrome, congenital sensorineural hearing loss, iris heterochromia
Waardenburg (auditory-pigmentary) syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant syndrome that can produce pigmentation disorder (in hair, skin and eyes) due to the melanocyte defect, craniofacial abnormalities and congenital sensorineural hearing loss. Our case revealed typical features like congenital sensorineural hearing loss, heterochromia and dystopia canthorum and he had delayed speech and learning retardation because of hearing loss.
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