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Nance's syndrome

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A syndrome of multiple otologic abnormalities. Characteristic traits in males include mixed deafness, vestibular abnormalities and fixation of stapes; in females there are generally subclinical audiologic abnormalities. The syndrome is transmitted as an X-linked trait.


  • W. E. Nance, R. Setleff, A. C. McLeod, A. Sweeney, M. C. Cooper, F. E. McConnell:
    X-linked mixed deafness with congenital fixation of the stapedial footplate and perilymphatic gusher.
    Birth Defects Original Article Series, New York, 1971, VII (4):64-69.
  • W. E. Nance, A. Sweeney, A. C. McLeod, M. C. Cooper:
    Hereditary deafness: a presentation of some recognized types, modes of inheritance, and aids in counseling.
    Southern Medical Bulletin, 1970, 58: 41-57.

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