deafness autosomal recessive type 21(redirected from DFNB21)
deafness autosomal recessive type 21An autosomal recessive form (OMIM:603629) of nonsyndromic sensorineural deafness.
Caused by defects of TECTA, which encodes alpha tectorin, a major non-collagenous protein of the tectorial membrane of the inner ear that contacts the stereocilia bundles of sensory hair cells.
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