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Deafness treatment in a case of Treacher Collins syndrome (Abstract)

Simona Serban
Institute of Phonoaudiology and Cophosurgery “ Prof. Dr. D. Hociota”, Bucharest, Romania

 

Abstract

Treacher Collins syndrome is either inherited or caused by a genetic mutation at the time of conception. The article presents the management of a case of Treacher Collins syndrome in a child with moderate facial dysmorphia and severe bilateral hearing loss. BAHA (bone anchored hearing aid) application is the best option to achieve normal communication and speech and language development in children with bilateral conductive hearing loss secondary to malformation of external ear and ossicular chain.

key words: Treacher Collins syndrome, facial dysmorphia, severe bilateral hearing loss, bone anchored hearing aid

 

 

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