sensorineural hearing impairment


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sensorineural hearing impairment

n.
Hearing impairment caused by dysfunction of the neural elements involved in the conduction or interpretation of nerve impulses originating in the cochlea.
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In Atlanta, the mean age at diagnosis for children with sensorineural hearing impairment who were born weighing [is less than] 3 Ibs, 5 oz ([is less than] 1500 9) was similar to that for children of greater birthweight, indicating that even in some high-risk children, hearing impairment is not diagnosed until substantially after the first year of life.
In the government publication Healthy People 2000, identifying and treating infants with sensorineural hearing impairment before 12 months of age was specified as a goal.
In this study, we reported the identification of a novel DFNA5 mutation, IVS8+1 delG, in a Chinese family which again led to exon 8 skipping and subsequently to nonsyndromic sensorineural hearing impairment.
Neurological manifestations include hypotonia, developmental delay, ataxia, sensorineural hearing impairment, optic atrophy and seizures.
sup][9] In our study, all patients with sensorineural hearing impairment were older than 10 years of age [Table 5].