Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems and Hearing Abnormalities
Ear, nose, oral, pharyngeal, and hearing problems are frequent areas of concern in children with Down syndrome. From a management standpoint, recurrent ear infections with associated hearing loss, chronic sinusitis with rhinorrhea, and ear wax impaction are frequent primary care concerns and often require long-term medical intervention and follow-up. Frequently reported anomalies of the palate, midface, and external auditory canals often involve both medical and surgical management issues.
KeywordsHearing Loss Down Syndrome Otitis Medium Tympanic Membrane External Auditory Canal
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