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sensorineural

 [sen″sŏ-re-noor´al]
of or pertaining to a sensory nerve or sensory mechanism, as sensorineural deafness.

sensorineural

/sen·so·ri·neu·ral/ (-noor´al) of or pertaining to a sensory nerve or mechanism; see also under deafness.

sensorineural

(sĕn′sə-rē-no͝or′əl, -nyo͝or′-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving the sensory nerves, especially as they affect the hearing: sensorineural deafness.

sensorineural

[sen′sərēnoo͡r′əl]
Etymology: L, sentire, to feel; Gk, neuron, nerve
pertaining to sensory nerves.

hearing loss of aging

Presbycusis Audiology The progressive loss of high pitch auditory discrimination seen in advanced age, affecting ±50% of those > age 75. See Hearing loss.
Hearing loss types
Conductive HL caused by damage to any mechanical components of the ear, eg accumulation of cerumen, disruption of tympanic membrane, fusion of one or more middle ear ossicles; conductive HLs may be amenable to surgery
Sensorineural HL due to a defect in the neural pathways, which may be at the level of the cochlea, auditory nerve, or in the cerebral cortex Etiology Infections–especially intrauterine, eg rubella, drug toxicity, eg aminoglycosides, and tumors, eg acoustic neuroma
Mixed HL due to a combination of mechanical and neural defects Etiology Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy

sensorineural

of or pertaining to a sensory nerve or sensory mechanism, as sensorineural deafness.
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Test sensitivity of the DPOAE is superior to pure tone audiometry; it is able to detect drug-induced sensorineural hearing losses before pure tone audiometry measures can (Lonsbury-Martin & Martin, 2003; Stavroulaki et al, 2002).
Clinical features and complications of Alstrom syndrome Patient Presentation (*) Literature, % in the present study Retinal degeneration 98 + Sensorineural deafness 89 + Diabetes 82 + Obesity 98 - Acanthosis nigricans 68 + Hypergonadotropic 78 + hypogonadism Hypothyroidism 17 - Short stature 98 + Hepatic dysfunction 92 + Dilated cardiomyopathy 60 + Renal dysfunction 49 + *- 1.
4) Sensorineural hearing loss secondary to nerve compression in the internal auditory meatus has been reported.
The diagnosis of autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss (AISNHL) is ascertained by the history, clinical findings, serial audiograms, and response to immunosuppressive medications (such as steroids), and an immunologic evaluation of the patient's serum.
The type of hearing loss in Paget's disease may be conductive, sensorineural, or both.
Mixed" hearing losses have both a conductive and a sensorineural component.
In addition to difficulty in actual hearing, persons with sensorineural hearing loss will experience distortions in what they do hear.
Family history(*) Congenital infections (TORCH) Craniofacial anomalies Hypcrbilirubinemia requiring transfusion Ototoxic medication Birthweight < 1500 g Bacterial meningitis Apgar scores of 0-4 at 1 min, 0-6 at 5 min Mechanical ventilation for at least 5 days Syndrome associated with hearing loss (*) Childhood sensorineural hearing loss.
The committee found, on the basis of their systematic review with meta-analysis, that "hearing aid use improves adults' health-related quality of life by reducing psychological, social, and emotional effects of sensorineural hearing loss, an insidious, potentially devastating chronic health condition if left unchecked.
sup][5] summarized the presentations of 115 patients with HDR syndrome and demonstrated that 106/112 (95%) had hypoparathyroidism, 106/110 (96%) had various degrees of sensorineural deafness, and 74/115 (64%) had renal anomalies.
Sensorineural hearing loss in scrub typhus is not a common complication.