Congenital Deafness

Congenital deafness is nowadays one of the most common sensorial disorders. Most cases (50-70%) are produced by genetic causes, affecting 1 of 1.000 newborns. There are many genes involved that could follow a hereditary autosomal dominant pattern, autosomal recessive, X-linked or mitochondrial. Consequently, genetic diagnosis is usually complicated.

This panel is designed with the aim of analyzing the 63 more frequently genes related to congenital deafness.