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Physiology of hearing and hearing loss

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One of the following factors is not considered a high risk criteria for development of deafness: (LQ)



A Birth asphyxia

B Bacterial meningitis

C Congenital (Torch) infections

D Direct hyperbilirubinemia

E None of these

Ans. E None

Risk factors for hearing loss in children (Recommendations of Joint commitee on infant ~earing).

Apgar score of 0-4 at 1 min or 0-6 at S mins (indicating birth asphyxia)?

Birth weight < 1.5 kg Q

Bilirubin (bilirubin> 20mg% damages cochlear nuclei)?

Craniofacial anomalies

Drugs / ototoxic medications

Family history of hearing loss

Prenatal TORCH infection

Bacterial meningitis

Mechanical ventilation for 2>. S days

Stigmata or other findings associated with a syndrome known to cause SNHU conductive hearing loss.

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