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Hearing loss (sensorineural, acquired)

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Acquired causes of sensorineural hearing may be prenatal or postnatal in action and include:

  • infective
  • neoplastic - acoustic neuroma
  • trauma
  • metabolic
  • autoimmune
  • toxic
  • degenerative
  • Meniere's disease
  • brainstem lesion - vascular disease of the internal auditory artery - rarely seen

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