anacusia

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Related to anacusis: paracusis, vertigo, Meniere's disease
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anacusia

n. anacusia, sordera total.
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Audiometry showed left anacusis and right-sided severe hearing loss with pure-tone average (PTA) in the 0.5-2 kHz frequency range of 85 dB hearing level (HL), without effective discrimination at speech audiometry (Figure 2).
Hearing loss, also called deafness, hard of hearing, anacusis or hearing impairment, is defined as a partial or total inability to hear.
Our evaluation of patients 90 days after surgery found only one case of anacusis. This patient had a small facial nerve schwannoma at the first genu, and the patient's cochlea had been opened during tumor removal.
His medical history was significant for a previous episode of acute right-sided otitis media when he was 2 years old; this earlier episode had resulted in streptococcal meningitis and right anacusis. With the exception of the anacusis, his recovery had been complete, and he had done well.
His neurotologic complaints included unsteadiness (which worsened when he closed his eyes or was in the dark), oscillopsia, episodic severe vertigo, anacusis on the left, and severe hypoacusis on the right served by a hearing aid.