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Congenital hearing loss

Nature Reviews Disease Primers volume 3, Article number: 16095 (2017) | Download Citation

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Congenital hearing loss affects up to 3 per 1,000 children; it can severely impair speech and reading skills and emotional and cognitive development. This PrimeView highlights the importance of neonatal hearing screening programmes and early diagnosis in the management of this condition.

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