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What is Auditory neuropathy?

What is Auditory neuropathy?

  • Auditory neuropathy: A hearing disorder caused by impaired nerve signals from the inner part of the ear to the brain.

Auditory neuropathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Auditory neuropathy, or a subtype of Auditory neuropathy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Auditory neuropathy: Introduction

Types of Auditory neuropathy:

Broader types of Auditory neuropathy:

What causes Auditory neuropathy?

Causes of Auditory neuropathy: see causes of Auditory neuropathy

What are the symptoms of Auditory neuropathy?

Symptoms of Auditory neuropathy: see symptoms of Auditory neuropathy

Auditory neuropathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Auditory neuropathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Auditory neuropathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Auditory neuropathy: Otolaryngologist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Auditory neuropathy.
Treatments for Auditory neuropathy: see treatments for Auditory neuropathy
Research for Auditory neuropathy: see research for Auditory neuropathy

Name and Aliases of Auditory neuropathy

Main name of condition: Auditory neuropathy

Other names or spellings for Auditory neuropathy:

Auditory dys-synchrony, Progressive auditory neuropathy (subtype), Familial auditory neuropathy (subtype)

Auditory dys-synchrony, Familial auditory neuropathy (subtype), Progressive auditory neuropathy (subtype)
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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