congenital hearing impairment

congenital hearing impairment

A general term for hearing impairment which is regarded by examination and history to have been present at or very soon after birth.
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12) Therefore, the likelihood that a congenital hearing impairment was caused by a maternal infection is low.
Dr Mazen Al Hajiri, Al Hilal Hospital's consultant ENT surgeon has treated 17 children with cochlear implants for correction of congenital hearing impairments.
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