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80% of Down’s Syndrome sufferers have undiagnosed hearing problems

Down’s Syndrome can cause a variety of hearing problems but an ENT specialist claims that the current method of testing used by most pediatricians is inadequate. He believes that up to 80% of hearing problems are undetected.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Barbados Advocate

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About: 80% of Down’s Syndrome sufferers have undiagnosed hearing problems

Date: 17 May 2004

Source: The Barbados Advocate

Author: David Hinkson

URL: http://www.barbadosadvocate.com/NewViewNewsleft.cfm?Record=17562

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