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Deafness, X-Linked 2

Deafness, X-Linked 2: Introduction

Deafness, X-Linked 2: A X-linked form of hearing loss that occurs without any other symptoms - i.e. is not associated with any other condition. The hearing loss is evident in males but females can be carriers. Surgery to correct the underlying inner ear defect can lead to the development of a perilymphatic gusher which can further impair hearing. Type 2 is linked to a defect on chromosome Xq21.1. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Deafness, X-Linked 2 is available below.

Symptoms of Deafness, X-Linked 2

Treatments for Deafness, X-Linked 2

  • Management of genetic causes of deafness depends upon the degree of hearing loss, the type of hearing loss, the age of the patient at time of diagnosis, and patient and family preference. Remediable causes may coexist, and should be sought. Treatments include:
    • Treatment of remediable causes
      • Ear wax removal
      • Surgery for acoustic neuroma or cholesteatoma
      • Conservative or surgical management of drum perforations
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  1. Deafness, X-Linked 2: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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