a test for detecting simulation of unilateral hearing impairment, in which a tone below the admitted threshold is presented to the test ear and a tone of lesser intensity is presented to the other ear. If the subject is feigning a hearing loss, the lesser tone cannot be appreciated.
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Stenger testNeurology A functional test for used to differentiate feigned from true unilateral hearing loss–subthreshold intensity sounds are presented to either ear in succession
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