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Health Topics: General Health and Pediatrics, Ear Nose and Throat
Otolaryngologist Pamela Mudd, MD, performed the first recurrent laryngeal nerve reinnervation at Children’s National this week, which restored 4-year-old Madison Jones' vocal strength.
Jozlyn was born with sickle cell disease and couldn't participate in many activities, but three years ago, she had a bone marrow transplant, and is now back at school and is a cheerleader.
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Hearing aids are electronic or battery-operated devices that can amplify and change sound. A microphone receives the sound and converts it into sound waves. The sound waves are then converted into electrical signals.
Early intervention and detection of hearing loss is necessary to prevent additional problems with speech and language development. A health care team approach is normally used when a child is diagnosed with some degree of hearing loss.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for ear malformation and other birth defects of the ear.
Stridor is a high-pitched sound that is usually caused by an obstruction or narrowing in your child's upper airway.