conductive hearing impairment


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conductive hearing impairment

a form of hearing impairment due to a lesion in the external auditory canal or middle ear.

con·duc·tive hear·ing im·pair·ment

(kŏn-dŭk'tiv hēr'ing im-pār'mĕnt)
A form of hearing impairment due to a lesion in the external auditory canal or middle ear.
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Patients with DS have various structural anomalies that predispose to conductive hearing impairment.
Resolution of conductive hearing impairment was defined as an average air-bone gap of less than 15 dB (based on 500, 1,000, and 2,000 Hz) prior to politzerization at a given treatment session.