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1

what is the inheritance of branchial oto renal syndrome?

autosomal dominant

2

risk factors for hearing loss

(A)ffected family member
(B)ilirubin
(C)ongenital infection
(D)efects of ears/nose/throat
(S)mall for GA <1500g
Also: NICU > 2 days, parental concern

3

What is the hearing test for newborns?

OAEs (no risk factors)

4

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

5

what is the most common genetic cause of sensorineural hearing loss?

mutation in connexin 26

6

what is the most common non-genetic cause of SNHL?

congenital CMV

7

secondary signs of OSA?

poor school performance, nocturnal enuresis, ADHD, FTT, daytime somnolence

8

symptom of tracheomalacia

audible expiratory wheeze