Deaf mute or Deaf

Authors

  • Win Tin Department of Surgical Based Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia, Sabah
  • Zaw Lin Department of Pathobiology and Medical Diagnostics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia, Sabah
  • - Swe Department of Community and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia, Sabah
  • Nang Khin Mya Department of Pathobiology and Medical Diagnostics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia, Sabah

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https://doi.org/10.3329/ajmbr.v3i1.32031

Keywords:

deaf mute, deaf, hard of hearing

Abstract

Hearing loss is a common disorder and can be conductive, sensorineural or mixed types. It can be congenital or acquired. In pediatric population more than 50% of deafness is genetic in origin. The patients may present as Deaf, mute or hard of hearing. Literature review was carried out on the pathophysiology including genetics, clinical presentation, etiology, diagnosis and various management, using internet Google, search PubMed. Additional information was obtained by cross referencing, using text and journals in the medical libraries.

Asian J. Med. Biol. Res. March 2017, 3(1): 10-19

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Author Biography

Win Tin, Department of Surgical Based Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia, Sabah



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Published

2017-04-14

How to Cite

Tin, W., Lin, Z., Swe, .-., & Mya, N. K. (2017). Deaf mute or Deaf. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 3(1), 10–19. https://doi.org/10.3329/ajmbr.v3i1.32031

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