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2,323 Possible Causes for Congenital Deafness

  • Congenital Deafness

    Congenital deafness is either genetically caused or acquired in utero through maternal lifestyle and/or infection.[] The methods by which congenital deafness soon may be diagnosed and the implications for the otologist are discussed.[] We advise that children with congenital deafness be screened for long QT syndrome.[]

  • Fetal Distress in Labor

    BACKGROUND: To determine if the labor admission test (LAT) can predict fetal distress in a population of laboring women, and in subgroups of low- or high-risk women, who delivered within six hours or between six and 24 hours after LAT. METHODS: The data charts of all women who delivered at Hammerfest Hospital in[…][]

  • Bjornstad Syndrome

    Published on 06-Jul-2016 View 221 Download 5 Transcript BRIEF REPORTSPili Torti with Congenital Deafness(Bjornstad Syndrome): A Case ReportF. Loche, M.D.,* P.[] We report Bjornstad syndrome in a 5-year-old girl with severe bilateral congenital loss of hearing and pili torti.[] When sensorineural deafness is present in such cases, it is apparent at birth (congenital) or within the first year of life.[]

  • Wolfram Syndrome

    A pair of siblings, followed over 17 years, who manifest congenital or early childhood cataracts, diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and deafness.[] Abnormalities Abnormalities, Multiple Diseases Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Congenital Abnormalities Abnormalities, Multiple Deaf-Blind[] Wolfram syndrome is characterized by optic atrophy, insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus and deafness.[]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    NOS High frequency deafness Low frequency deafness congenital H90.5 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H90.5 Unspecified sensorineural hearing loss 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific[] Deafness (non-syndromic) Congenital loss of hearing; -prelingual, non-syndromic deafness Familial hypercholesterolemia Tendon xanthomas; elevated LDL cholesterol; premature[] Code Applicable To Central hearing loss NOS Congenital deafness NOS Neural hearing loss NOS Perceptive hearing loss NOS Sensorineural deafness NOS Sensory hearing loss NOS[]

  • Leigh's Disease

    Leigh syndrome (also called Leigh disease and subacute necrotizing encephalomyelopathy ) is an under-recognized inherited neurometabolic disorder that affects the central nervous system. It is named after Archibald Denis Leigh, a British neuropsychiatrist who first described the condition in 1951. [2] Normal levels[…][]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    RATIONALE: Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI (MPS VI) or Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome is produced by the deficiency of the enzyme arylsulfatase B, responsible for the hydrolysis of N-acetyl-D-galactosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and dermatan sulfate. PATIENT CONCERNS: A 3-year-old male with Moroccan origins is the index[…][]

  • CHARGE Syndrome

    CHARGE syndrome is one of the leading causes of congenital deafness and blindness in children.[] This syndrome is recognised as being the major cause of congenital deafness and blindness. In infected children, neurological disorders increase with age.[] (CHARGE) syndrome is a disorder with multiple congenital anomalies seen on imaging.[]

  • Mandibulofacial Dysostosis

    , cleft palate, choanal and aural atresia, congenital heart malformation, renal malformations and oesophageal atresia.[] An early diagnosis is generally reached when there is a congenital atresia of the auditory canal.[] Conductive deafness. Dental anomalies. Projection of scalp hair onto the lateral aspect of the cheek.[]

  • TORCH Syndrome

    Significant clinical signs in congenital toxoplasmosis include diffuse intracerebral calcification, chorioretinitis, and microcephaly; congenital rubella can result in deafness[] RUBELLA In 1941, Gregg discovered that maternal rubella during the first trimester of pregnancy was associated with an increased incidence of cataracts, deafness, and congenital[] The congenital infected babies show: Exceptionally small size relative to the gestational age (low birth weight). Deafness. Mental retardation. Seizures. Heart defects.[]

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