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Investigation Protocol for Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Abir K Bhattacharyya, Jabin Thaj

Keywords : Sensorineural hearing loss,investigation,diagnosis,audiometry,otoacoustic emissions,evoked response audiometry,radiology,deafness,hearing loss

Citation Information : Bhattacharyya AK, Thaj J. Investigation Protocol for Sensorineural Hearing Loss. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2010; 2 (2):107-112.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1023

Published Online: 01-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


The etiology of sensorineural hearing loss is multifactorial which makes the diagnosis a challenging exercise and often an unsolved mystery. Whilst pure tone audiometry is a mandatory investigation, others such as laboratory and radiology are based on clinical evaluation. This paper puts forward a protocol for the investigation for sensorineural hearing loss.

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