Flashcards in ENT Deck (8)
what is the inheritance of branchial oto renal syndrome?
risk factors for hearing loss
(A)ffected family member
(D)efects of ears/nose/throat
(S)mall for GA <1500g
Also: NICU > 2 days, parental concern
What is the hearing test for newborns?
OAEs (no risk factors)
what is the hearing test for babies with risk factors for hearing loss?
auditory brainstem response (ABRs) - will detect babies with normal cochlea hair cells but poor nerve response
what is the most common genetic cause of sensorineural hearing loss?
mutation in connexin 26
what is the most common non-genetic cause of SNHL?
secondary signs of OSA?
poor school performance, nocturnal enuresis, ADHD, FTT, daytime somnolence