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Sensorineural hearing loss: Introduction

Sensorineural hearing loss: Sensorineural (sen-so-ree-NU-ral) hearing loss happens when there is damage to parts of the inner ear or auditory ... more about Sensorineural hearing loss.

Sensorineural hearing loss: Hearing loss due to abnormal functioning or damage to the hearing nerve or the cochlea (inner ear) or the part of the brain that processes sound. The hearing problem may be present at birth or may be acquired through such things as aging, excessive noise or diseases such as meningitis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sensorineural hearing loss is available below.

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Sensorineural (sen-so-ree-NU-ral) hearing loss happens when there is damage to parts of the inner ear or auditory nerve. The degree of hearing loss can vary from person to person. (Source: excerpt from Hearing and Older People -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Definitions of Sensorineural hearing loss:

Due to lesions of the cochlea and the auditory division of the eighth cranial nerve; problem of cellular dysfunction rather than airborne conduction. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Hearing loss due to failure of the auditory nerve - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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

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More information about Sensorineural hearing loss

  1. Sensorineural hearing loss: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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