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A study of the incidence and causation of deafness among the children in the tribal population of Manipur and its prevention.
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PMID:  23119537     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In a clinico-audiological study of 6,674 children in 24 tribal villages in the hills of Manipur in a total population of 18,565, the incidence of deafness is found to be 6.62% The incidence of the conductive deafness is 98.64% and that of the sensori-neural is 1.35%. Episodes of cold attacks and running nose are found to be precursurs of the prevalent conductive deafness. Preventive measures are worked out.
Authors:
C Das; J C Sanasam; N Chukhu; N Bimol
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India     Volume:  51     ISSN:  2231-3796     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:  1999 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-02     Completed Date:  2012-11-05     Revised Date:  2013-02-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422551     Medline TA:  Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-5     Citation Subset:  -    
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