Sudden sensorineural hearing loss

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Synonyms: Secondary acute sensorineural hearing loss

A rare otorhinolaryngologic condition characterized by sudden hearing loss of at least 30 decibels across three contiguous frequencies within 72 hours or less due to acute damage to the cochlear hair cells resulting from acoustic trauma or mechanical trauma during surgery or occurring without any known cause. The hearing loss may affect one or both ears. Typical concomitant symptoms are aural fullness tinnitus and vertigo. Patients may fully recover or remain with hearing loss of variable intensity.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version May 2024

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