sudden hearing loss


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Related to sudden hearing loss: tinnitus, Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Cogan syndrome

sudden hearing loss

Hearing loss that occurs in 72 hr or less. It may be temporary or permanent. Some of the most common causes include cerumen impaction, medication toxicities, acute infections, ear trauma, Ménière's disease, and ischemia.
See also: loss
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This posed a particular challenge when we tried to evaluate a lack of improvement in the 10 patients who were undergoing HBOT for the treatment of sudden hearing loss.
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With which of the following statements regarding sudden hearing loss would Mamak and colleagues agree?
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This indicates that the sudden hearing loss was likely the result of interference in the generation mechanisms of the cochlear microphonics and the action potential rather than by strial dysfunction.
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