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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This instutitional ethical approval obtained case report is noteworthy since it demonstrated that a huge Thornwaldt's cyst is likely to be amongst the pathologies causing conductive hearing loss associated with unilateral middle ear effusion.
Similarly, the sensorineural hearing loss had the highest frequency of occurrence in the adult group followed by conductive hearing loss (15-44 years).
Thus, these differences between the mean responses of G2 compared to G1 can be justified as a result of a maturational delay was likely caused by stimulation of inconsistency caused by conductive hearing loss due to otitis media.
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.
3 Percent) cases of conductive hearing loss and 18 (13.
After a period of active surveillance, her glue ear resolved, but she continued to have a hearing deficit, with a right-sided mild conductive hearing loss with thresholds of ~40 dB.
Audiologic tests such as comparative measurements of air- and bone conduction thresholds help distinguish a conductive hearing loss from a disorder of the sensori-neural type.
The inner ears are usually normal, but these children may have conductive hearing loss owing to the absence of the middle ears.
Sam has Down Syndrome, a brain injury, apraxia, dysphagia, respiratory/immune issues, bi-lateral conductive hearing loss and his recent diagnosis of hip dysplasia and Perthes.
Although the BAHA was most commonly fitted in adults when it was first introduced, it has gradually become a popular option for children with bilateral conductive hearing loss who are too young to undergo alternative surgical options.
Conductive hearing loss can be caused by a buildup of earwax, fluid in the middle ear space, a punctured eardrum, or problems with how the hearing bones vibrate, such as with the condition of otosclerosis.
This differs from conductive hearing loss, which occurs when sound waves cannot transmit well through the outer or middle ear or both.
What we have given you is conductive hearing loss which would usually be caused by a problem in the middle ear," he says.
A further cause of a conductive hearing loss is ossicular chain disruption after trauma.
Earlier, speakers pointed out that there are three types of hearing impairments: Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound is not conducted efficiently through the outer ear canal to the eardrum and the tiny bones, or ossicles, of the middle ear.