Pediatric Audiology and Genetics: A Case Study Permanent childhood hearing loss occurs in 1 to 2 births per 1,000. It is believed that 50–60% of these cases are the result of mutations in the genetic code contained in the chromosomes, and it appears that several hundred genes are linked to hereditary hearing loss (Smith, Green, &Van ... Article
Article  |   May 01, 2005
Pediatric Audiology and Genetics: A Case Study
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jeffrey L. Simmons
    Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, NE
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Hearing Disorders / Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Articles
Article   |   May 01, 2005
Pediatric Audiology and Genetics: A Case Study
Perspectives on Audiology, May 2005, Vol. 1, 10-14. doi:10.1044/poa1.1.10
Perspectives on Audiology, May 2005, Vol. 1, 10-14. doi:10.1044/poa1.1.10
Acknowledgment
I would like to express my thanks to Kathryn Beauchaine, Phil Kelley, and Michelle Hughes for their comments and assistance with this paper.
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