Apparent loss of hearing without organic disorder or with insufficient pathologic evidence to explain the extent of the loss; usually due to conversion disorder or malingering.
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A difference of more than 10 dB raises questions about test reliability and pseudohypoacusis.
A 20% difference between two tests is statistically significant when using 50-word lists .5 A disproportionate difference between pure-tone thresholds/averages and WRS raises questions about cochlear (immune-mediated) hearing loss, (6) retrocochlear dysfunction, and pseudohypoacusis.