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Otologic Impairments in Achondroplasia: A Nosologic Assessment

  • V. Pinelli
  • R. Masi
  • P. Partipilo
  • V. Pierro
  • L. Tieri
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 48)

Abstract

Achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant dysplasia of the skeleton; the main features are shortness of the limbs, cranio-facial and odonto-maxillary anomalies and prominent forehead.

Keywords

Hearing Loss Temporal Bone Conductive Hearing Loss Ossicular Chain Audiological Assessment 
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    L. Glass, I. Shapiro, S. E. Hodge, L. Bergstrom and D. L. Rimoin, Audiological findings of patients with achondroplasia. Int. J. Fed. Otorhinolaryng. 3, 129:135 (1981).Google Scholar
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    J. Hall, Unpublished survey of 150 patients with achondroplasia, ref. L. Glass et al. (1974).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Pinelli
    • 1
  • R. Masi
    • 1
  • P. Partipilo
    • 1
  • V. Pierro
    • 1
  • L. Tieri
    • 1
  1. 1.E.N.T. Department, Bambino Gesù HospitalInstitute of Scientific ResearchRomeItaly

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