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What are some of the causes of deafness in children that can be treated with a cochlear implant?

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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple causes

Genetic, malformation of the inner ear, infection, and exposure to toxic medications may all cause hearing loss.
If a hearing nerve is present on imaging studies, all of these hearing losses, if severe, may be treated with a cochlear implant.

In brief: Multiple causes

Genetic, malformation of the inner ear, infection, and exposure to toxic medications may all cause hearing loss.
If a hearing nerve is present on imaging studies, all of these hearing losses, if severe, may be treated with a cochlear implant.
Dr. Neil Giddings
Dr. Neil Giddings
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Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics

In brief: Not a quick answer

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.
gov/pmc/articles/PMC3195958/ Please refer to this article in an ever changing world of such indications. The procedure comes with risks, side effects, failure, loss of anatomy and hearing loss too. I would talk to a well trained ENT specialist and be counselled before this procedure.

In brief: Not a quick answer

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.
gov/pmc/articles/PMC3195958/ Please refer to this article in an ever changing world of such indications. The procedure comes with risks, side effects, failure, loss of anatomy and hearing loss too. I would talk to a well trained ENT specialist and be counselled before this procedure.
Dr. Satish Sundar
Dr. Satish Sundar
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