conductive hearing loss


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Related to conductive hearing loss: sensorineural hearing loss
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Noun1.conductive hearing loss - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle earconductive hearing loss - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
hearing disorder, hearing impairment - impairment of the sense of hearing
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They also found that the severity of conductive hearing loss to be proportional to the size of perforation.
The tuning fork will be heard in both ears in conductive hearing loss but will only be heard in the unaffected hear if sensorineural hearing loss is present.
"A conductive hearing loss is a loss that occurs in the transmission of sound from the outer ear to the inner ear.
The MEO was contiguous to the tympanic segment of the facial nerve and induced conductive hearing loss due to the involvement of the incus and stapes.
If spontaneous healing fails after six months then myringoplasty or tympanoplasty are carried out if it is also associated with significant conductive hearing loss.2 Traumatic TM perforation is very common clinical condition presented to otorhinolaryngologist.
Longitudinal fractures very often pass through the external auditory canal, and usually tear the tympanic membrane producing bleeding from the external auditory area and leading to conductive hearing loss. Transverse fractures cause vertigo, hemotympanum and sensorineural hearing loss (6).
This case illustrates an unusual presentation of a PSA and demonstrates the importance of thorough middle ear assessment in the management conductive hearing loss.
Conductive hearing loss occurs when sounds cannot pass from the outer ear to the inner ear.
Patrik Westerskull, inventor of Adhear told Gulf News: "With Adhear, we finally have an easy-to-use and comfortable-to-wear system that provides consistent access to sound and can be worn discreetly behind the ear." Westerskull said conductive hearing loss occurs when there is a problem in the outer ear and/or middle ear (ear drum or ossicles).
Pure tone audiometry concluded conductive hearing loss in the left ear (Figure-1 A).
Results: Pure tone audiometry (PTA) of 448 industry workers showed that 39(8.71%) had sensorineural hearing loss and 8(1.78%) had conductive hearing loss. Among 39 patients of sensorineural hearing loss, 29 had mild (from 26 to 40 dB), 7 had moderate (from 41 to 55dB) and 3 had moderately severe (56 to 70dB) hearing loss.