Auditory processing evaluation in Neurofibromatosis type 1

The aim of this study was to present the results obtained in the auditory processing evaluation of a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1. Although the patient presented normal peripheral hearing, auditory processing deficits were identified in several abilities. This finding, described for the first time in neurofibromatosis, might help to explain the cognitive and learning disabilities broadly described for this common genetic disorder.

Neurofibromatosis 1; Hearing disorders; Hearing tests; Auditory perception; Learning disorders

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