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Otologic and audiologic characteristics of children with skeletal dysplasia in central China.
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PMID:  23768058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract Conclusion: Otologic and audiologic abnormalities are both highly prevalent in Chinese children with skeletal dysplasias. Audiologic and otologic evaluations with medical intervention are recommended for these children. Objective: Children with skeletal dysplasia have a number of otolaryngologic issues including hearing loss. This study aimed to investigate the otologic and audiologic features of Chinese children with skeletal dysplasia in central China. Methods: Otologic evaluations and pure tone audiometry were performed in children with skeletal dysplasias. To explore the potential associations with hearing loss, we studied various craniofacial anomalies. Results: A total of 125 children (mean age 9.2 years, range 5-18 years) with skeletal dysplasia were enrolled, and otoscopic examination identified eardrum abnormalities in 45.6% of the children. Audiologic analysis revealed 14 cases (11.2%) with conductive hearing loss (CHL) and 22 cases (17.6%) with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).
Guanming Chen; Siqing Fu; Jiashu Dong; Li Zhang
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta oto-laryngologica     Volume:  133     ISSN:  1651-2251     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Otolaryngol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370354     Medline TA:  Acta Otolaryngol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  728-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Tongji Hospital.
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