conductive hearing loss


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Synonyms for conductive hearing loss

hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear

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Conductive hearing loss originating from the middle ear can occur from traumatic injury to the ossicular chain or dampening of sound vibrations from soft tissue or fluid in the middle ear cavity.
All patients fulfilling the inclusion criteria of being indigenous black South Africans with progressive painless conductive hearing loss without infection or trauma, normal tympanic membrane and the presence of a Carhart notch on the audiogram, were included.
The average degree of hearing loss ranged from minimal conductive hearing loss to moderately severe conductive hearing loss.
One common cause of hearing impairment in children worldwide is conductive hearing loss (CHL) as a consequence of otitis media (OM) during the preschool years, especially for indigenous children (2) (Higgins, 1997; W.
Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound waves are prevented from passing to the inner ear.
Not so conductive hearing loss, which involves the outer and middle ear and is caused by a punctured eardrum, ear wax and ear infections.
Conductive hearing loss can be caused by something as simple as a plug of wax or a foreign body in the ear canal.
Designed to help people with a type of hearing impairment called conductive hearing loss, the device's external, detachable sound-processing portion is held in place by the magnet.
Some people with conductive hearing loss can benefit from surgery.
The most common complications of tympanic membrane perforations are conductive hearing loss, secondary infection, cysts, and cholesteatoma (a type of skin cyst located in the middle ear) formation.
This condition can cause pulsatile tinnitus (1) and even conductive hearing loss.
Designed to help people with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss and single-sided deafness, the Baha System utilizes the body's natural ability to conduct sound.
We present a case of Larsen syndrome being associated with ossicular malposition causing a conductive hearing loss.
This form can be asymptomatic or present with macrocephaly, widening of the mandible, proptosis, conductive hearing loss and sensorineural hearing loss.
Doctors hope they will help eight million people in the western world affected by conductive hearing loss.