Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

@article{Kuhn2011SuddenSH,
  title={Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss},
  author={Maggie A Kuhn and Selena E. Heman-Ackah and Jamil A. Shaikh and Pamela Carol Roehm},
  journal={Trends in Amplification},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={105 - 91}
}
Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) is commonly encountered in audiologic and otolaryngologic practice. SSNHL is most commonly defined as sensorineural hearing loss of 30dB or greater over at least three contiguous audiometric frequencies occurring within a 72-hr period. Although the differential for SSNHL is vast, for the majority of patients an etiologic factor is not identified. Treatment for SSNHL of known etiology is directed toward that agent, with poor hearing outcomes… 

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