Genetics of hearing loss: where are we standing now?

Abstract

Hearing loss (HL) is the most common sensory impairment and is caused by a broad range of inherited to environmental causes. Inherited HL consists 50–60% of all HL cases. The inherited form of HL is further classified to different categories. More than 300 syndromes and 40 genes have been identified to result in different levels of HL. Although several… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00405-011-1910-6

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