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Definition

A form of non-syndromic sensorineural hearing loss. Sensorineural deafness results from damage to the neural receptors of the inner ear, the nerve pathways to the brain, or the area of the brain that receives sound information. DFNA72 primarily affects the middle frequencies. It gradually progresses to whole-frequency hearing loss.

Acronym

DFNA72

Keywords

Non-syndromic deafness