Glossary for Sensorineural hearing loss related chromosomal disorders
Medical terms related to Sensorineural hearing loss related chromosomal disorders or mentioned in this section include:
- Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
- Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
- Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Chromosome 13 trisomy syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 13 rather than the normal two resulting in various abnormalities. Most die within months and there are few survivors after 10 years.
- Chromosome conditions: Various genetic conditions where a chromosome is partially or totally misplaced.
- Down Syndrome: A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation.
- Grief or loss: The normal emotional response that occurs to an external loss
- Hearing Impairment: Impaired ability to hear.
- Hearing loss: The loss of part or all of ones ability to hear
- Hearing symptoms: Problems with the ear's hearing ability
- Sensorineural hearing loss: Hearing loss due to abnormal functioning or damage to the hearing nerve or the cochlea (inner ear) or the part of the brain that processes sound. The hearing problem may be present at birth or may be acquired through such things as aging, excessive noise or diseases such as meningitis.
- Trisomy 18 Syndrome: A rare genetic chromosomal syndrome where the child has an extra third copy of chromosome 18. Most fetuses are aborted before term, but a live birth with this condition occurs with a frequency around 1-in-3000. Edwards syndrome is more severe than the more common Down syndrome. Edwards syndrome causes mental retardation and numerous physical defects that often cause an early infant death. The condition has variable severity depending on how many of the body's cells have the extra chromosome and how much of the extra chromosome is duplicated. In severe forms all cells have an extra copy of the complete chromosome 18 whereas milder forms may have only some cells having the extra chromosome. Other mild forms may have an extra copy of only part of chromosome 18 in some or all of the body cells.
- Trisomy 22: A disorder that is characterised by the occurrence of three copies of chromosome 22
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