Middle and Inner Ear Malformation in Children With Velocardiofacial Syndrome
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Middle and inner ear malformations on two boys with velocardiofacial syndrome are discussed.Special attention should be given to the presence of hearing loss due to middle and inner ear malformations, in addition to frequent conductive hearing loss regarding mastoid and middle ear inflammatory processes.
Condition or disease
Ear Malformations in the Velocardiofacial Syndrome
Two boys with clinical signs of velocardiofacial syndrome, at ages of 4.7 and 6,7 years old are the subjects of this study.Audiological evaluation, including pure tone audiometry, tympanometry, acoustical reflex, and Computerized Tomography of temporal bones, and analyses of DNA sample with markers of 22q11 region were performed.
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