cochleitis

cochleitis

 [kok″le-i´tis]
inflammation of the cochlea.

coch·le·i·tis

(kok'lē-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the cochlea.
[cochlea + G. -itis, inflammatio]

coch·le·i·tis

(kok'lē-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the cochlea.
[cochlea + G. -itis, inflammation]
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Merchant and colleagues [3] did not find any evidence of vascular occlusion, viral cochleitis, or membrane breaks in their temporal bone histology, suggesting a new hypothesis of pathologic activation of cellular stress pathways involving nuclear factor kappa B leading to loss of hair cells and supporting cells of the organ of Corti [3].
It is possible that in this vulnerable state, either our 2 patients contracted a virus or a latent virus reactivated, and this caused cochleitis or neuritis.
(1) The most probable causes of idiopathic SSNHL are assumed to be viral cochleitis, microvascular events, and autoimmune disorders.