Case #5
  • 11 yo deaf female, adopted six years ago
  • Case is still unresolved
  • Possibly a case of Usher Syndrome, but this has not been confirmed
  • One of many children, only one deaf of presumed maternal CMV
  • One of many children, only one deaf of presumed maternal CMV
  • Mother (adopted) has perceived an inferior field defect
  • Recent community based functional vision assessment felt one was present as well
  • Subsequent tangent screen assessment at NEEI/Perkins clinic found bilateral paracentral scotomas that were present with a 2mm while target but mostly gone with a 6mm white target
  • Will see Dr Fulton for eval/Dx and Dr Mayer for confirmation of defect
  • Impact of diagnosis on patient/family