[Genetic aspects of congenital sensorineural hearing loss].


Hearing loss is the most common sensory disability with an incidence of one over 1000 newborns. Hearing loss may be caused by environmental and genetic factors; inherited causes are assumed in two thirds of cases. There is a great clinical and genetic heterogenicity. All inheritance modes have been described. Mutations in the GJB2 gene, which encodes… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arcped.2012.05.015


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