retrocochlear hearing loss

ret·ro·co·chle·ar hearing loss

term for sensorineural hearing impairment; suggesting a lesion proximal to the cochlea.

ret·ro·co·chle·ar hear·ing loss

(ret'rō-kok'lē-ăr hēr'ing laws)
Term for sensorineural hearing impairment; suggesting a lesion proximal to the cochlea.

ret·ro·co·chle·ar hear·ing loss

(ret'rō-kok'lē-ăr hēr'ing laws)
Term for sensorineural hearing impairment.
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Acute inflammatory demyelination in the cochlear nerve or more central auditory tracts may cause sudden retrocochlear hearing loss. A 28-year-old male patient who was confirmed as having MS presented with suffering from dizziness as well as ongoing right-side hearing loss.
To illustrate this problem, investigators presented the results of hearing examinations and sound localization tests of a 59-year-old professional taxi driver with asymmetric left-sided retrocochlear hearing loss and bilateral disturbances of sound localization (very severe at the poorly-hearing ear).
(8) In a series of 644 screening MRIs to rule out retrocochlear hearing loss, Mirza et al reported a 5% incidence of middle ear/ mastoid disease.