Hearing loss in children with osteogenesis imperfecta

@article{Kuurila2000HearingLI,
  title={Hearing loss in children with osteogenesis imperfecta},
  author={Kaija Kuurila and Reidar A. Grenman and Reijo Johansson and Ilkka Kaitila},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={159},
  pages={515-519}
}
Abstract Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder of connective tissue. Progressive hearing loss is one of the principal symptoms of OI, affecting about 50% of adult patients. Hearing loss may also occur in childhood and results in additional disability in education and psychosocial adaptation and aggravates the physical handicap. This can be avoided by appropriate otological and audiological treatment. In a nationwide search, 254 Finnish patients with OI were identified indicating a… 
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