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High Risk Indicators

High Risk Indicators associated with Childhood hearing loss

High Risk factors associated with permanent congenital, delayed-onset, or progressive hearing loss in childhood
1 caregiver concerns regarding hearing, speech, language or developmental delay
2 family history of permanent childhood hearing loss
3 neonatal intensive care for more than 5 days or any of the following: ECMO, assisted venitlation, exposure to ototoxic medications or loop diuretics and hyperbilirubinemia
4 in utero infections such as CMV, herpes, rubella, syphilis, and toxoplasmosis
5 craniofacial anomalies, including those that involved the pinna, ear canal, ear tags, ear pits, and temporal bone anomalies
6 physical findings, such as a white forelock, that are associated with a syndrome known to include a sensorineural or permanent conductive hearing loss
7 syndromes associated with hearing loss: e.g. neurofibromatosis, osteopetrosis, Usher syndrome; also Waardenburg, Alport, Pendred, Jervell and Lange and Nielson
8 neurodegenerative disorders such as Hunter syndrome, or sensory motor neuropathies, such as Friedreich ataxia and Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome
9 culture-positive postnatal infections associated with sensorineural hearing loss, including confirmed bacterial and viral meningitis
10 head trauma, especially basal skull/temporal bone fracture that requires hospitalization
11 chemotherapy
Created by: sullivancl