Three young adult patients with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease who showed only waves I and II in auditory brainstem responses but had good auditory perception.

@article{Kaga2005ThreeYA,
  title={Three young adult patients with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease who showed only waves I and II in auditory brainstem responses but had good auditory perception.},
  author={Kimitaka Kaga and Fumi Tamai and Mariko Kodama and Kazuo Kodama},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2005},
  volume={125 9},
  pages={1018-23}
}
Three young adult males with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease have been followed up since childhood. This disease is thought to be a dysmyelinating disorder of the brain during the prenatal period caused by gene mutations. The patients manifested horizontal nystagmus and severe rigidity of the extremities. Although the patients showed only waves I and II in auditory brainstem responses, they had relatively good hearing ability at approximately equal to dB. They could not speak words at all but… CONTINUE READING
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