sudden hearing loss


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sudden hearing loss

Hearing loss that occurs in 72 hr or less. It may be temporary or permanent. Some of the most common causes include cerumen impaction, medication toxicities, acute infections, ear trauma, Ménière's disease, and ischemia.
See also: loss
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31, 2002, 107 patients were diagnosed with sudden hearing loss in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the Cerrahpasa Medical School and at a private hyperbaric oxygen therapy center.
Studying the Association between Sudden Hearing Loss and DNA N-Methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) Genetic Polymorphism.
Sudden hearing loss: eight years' experience and suggested prognostic table.
(050.01.04/557) The inclusion criteria were the following: patients suffering from sudden hearing loss, Meniere's disease, acoustic trauma, and that they were not taking any sistemic steroid medication.
Lin et al., "Healthy-side dominance of cortical neuromagnetic responses in sudden hearing loss," Annals of Neurology, vol.
The relationship of the herpesvirus family to sudden hearing loss: A prospective clinical study and literature review.
reported a case of a 49-year-old woman with TA who experienced sudden hearing loss five years before diagnosis of TA, treated with systemic corticosteroid therapy.
* Seek more urgent medical attention if your tinnitus is accompanied by sudden hearing loss, occurs in one ear, or matches the pulsing of your heartbeat.
Sudden hearing loss is often unexplained and typically affects one ear as in your case.
Over the last decade, several published case studies have reported sudden hearing loss developing in patients being treated for hepatitis with interferon (e.g., Cadoni et al., 1998; Elloumi et al., 2007; Formann et al., 2004; Jain, Midha, & Sood, 2011; Johnson, Sargent, Galizio, & Ubogu, 2008; Le, Bader, & Fazili, 2009; Mendes-Correa, Bittar, Salmito, & Oiticica, 2011; Okanoue et al., 1996; Wong, Cheong-Lee, Ford, & Yoshida, 2005; Zampino, Costa, Barillari, Adinolfi, & Marrone, 2012).
TAs well as suffering from profound and sudden hearing loss, with accompanying vertigo and sickness, she went from holding down a senior role as a development officer for Kirklees Council, responsible for training politicians and cabinet members, to spending her days at home being cared for by her husband Richard.

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