Autosomal recessive nonsyndromal profound childhood deafness in a large pedigree. Audiometric features of the affected persons and the obligate carriers.

@article{Marres1989AutosomalRN,
  title={Autosomal recessive nonsyndromal profound childhood deafness in a large pedigree. Audiometric features of the affected persons and the obligate carriers.},
  author={Henri August Marie Marres and Cor W. R. J. Cremers},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={591-5}
}
Nonsyndromal autosomal recessive profound childhood deafness will affect about one in 4000 children in western Europe. A nonsyndromal autosomal recessive type of profound childhood deafness was thought to be the cause of deafness in at least eight and probably 12 children from a large family with various consanguineous matings and other family interrelations. Audiograms of all affected deaf children showed a profound childhood deafness with only a very slight variation. Audiometric examinations… CONTINUE READING