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Indian Journal of Human Genetics
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Society of Human Genetics
ISSN: 0971-6866
EISSN: 0971-6866
Vol. 18, No. 1, 2012, pp. 71-74
Bioline Code: hg12012
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Human Genetics, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2012, pp. 71-74

 en Inbreeding as a cause for deafness: Dadhkai study
Razdan, Sushil; Raina, Sunil Kumar.; Pandita, Kamal K.; Razdan, Shiveta; Nanda, Renu; Kaul, Rajni & Dogra, Sandeep


Background: We report on the higher prevalence of deaf-mutes from a village in Jammu and Kashmir State of India.
Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study among 79 deaf mutes using pedigree analysis, audiometry, imaging and molecular analysis.
Results: A high rate of hereditary deafness with 79 individuals diagnosed to be suffering from non-syndrome deafness in a total population of 2452 individuals residing in the village.
Interpretation: Flourishing of intermarriages led to a population with high prevalence of deafness

Dadhkai, deafness, inbreeding

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