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The study has investigated the relationship between the chromosomal aberration and ear and/or hearing disorders in 115 girls/women with Turner syndrome (TS). A dose-response relationship was found between the karyotype and hearing function. Hearing deteriorated more rapidly with increasing age in TS women lacking the whole p-arm of chromosome X (i.e.(More)
Mobius sequence/syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by congenital palsy of the 6th and 7th cranial nerves. Other cranial nerves may be affected, skeletal and orofacial anomalies and mental retardation occur. The aims were to determine the frequency of associated clinical characteristics and to identify any pregnancy or environmental factors in(More)
Ear and hearing disorders are common problems among girls and women with Turner's syndrome. During infancy and childhood the girls often suffer from repeated attacks of acute otitis media and later in life the women frequently complain of a rapid onset of social hearing problems due to sensorineural hearing impairment. A study of 56 girls aged 4-15 years(More)
The aim of the study was to evaluate two essentially different methods of assessing differences in children's taste preferences with regard to five different paediatric penicillin formulations. The study was performed with a parallel group design comparing five groups. A taste evaluation was recorded in 103 children with upper respiratory tract infections(More)
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