autosomal recessive hearing loss

autosomal recessive hearing loss

[‚ȯd·ə¦sōm·əl ri¦ses·iv ′hēr·iŋ ‚lȯs]
(medicine)
Typically, a congenital, severe loss of hearing (up to and including complete deafness) that occurs only if an individual inherits a mutant copy of an autosomal recessive hearing loss gene from each parent.
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Up to the present time, mutations in more than 60 genes have been shown to cause non-syndromic autosomal recessive hearing loss (5).
18) in which 60 families with autosomal recessive hearing loss were evaluated, homozygous c.
In the present study, it was shown that the cause of hearing loss was GJB2 mutations in seven of 21 families with non-syndromic autosomal recessive hearing loss (Table 1).
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