Mutations in the connexin 26 gene seem to be extremely common in non-syndromic hereditary deafness genesis, especially the 35delG, but there are still only a few studies that describe the audiometric characteristics of patients with these mutations.
to analyze the audiometric characteristics of patients with mutations in the connexin 26… (More)
Presbyacusis is the most common cause of auditory dysfunction that is generally associated with aging in industrialized societies.
To assess the presence of the mitochondrial 4977-bp deletion in Brazilian patients with presbyacusis.
MATERIALS AND METHODS
One hundred unrelated patients of both genders were clinically examined to… (More)