Newly Emerging Feeding Difficulties in a 33-Year-Old Adult With CHARGE Syndrome

Alexandra Hudson, Kim Blake


Feeding and swallowing difficulties are common among individuals with CHARGE syndrome. Many children require gastrostomy tube feeding in their early years and often undergo a delay in feeding and oral-motor skill development. There is little information available on adults with CHARGE syndrome, and the feeding difficulties they face. The present case describes newly emerging mouth over-stuffing feeding behaviors and feeding difficulties in a 33-year-old adult with CHARGE syndrome who had not undergone feeding therapy since childhood.

J Clin Med Res. 2016;8(1):56-58


CHARGE syndrome; Feeding difficulties; Mouth over-stuffing

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