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Congential Hearing Loss

Possible causes of congenital hearing loss:
• Infections during pregnancy (German measles, toxoplasmosis and cytomegolavirus)
• Ototoxic medication used during pregnancy
• Birth complications
• Disorder of the brain or nervous system
• Genetic syndromes, such as Ushers, Down's and Waardenburg's syndromes
• Family history of hearing loss

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