Audiology

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Audiology
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2011-10-23 16:55:37
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  1. Antonia
    • auricle does not from
    • present at birth
    • EAC, ME may/may not be present
    • tx: surgical
  2. Stenosis
    • extremely narrow EAC
    • may cause a conductive HL
    • tx: surgical
    • may cause wax build up
  3. Atresia
    • no EAC
    • ME/IE may be ok/not ok
    • tx: surgical
  4. Foreign Body Wax Occluding
    • can cause HL
    • tinnitus
    • tx: removal
  5. bony exostoses
    • multiple small bony growths in EAC
    • exposure to cold water
    • "surfer's ear"
    • can cause conductive HL, can cause discomfort
    • tx:surgical
  6. Osteoma
    • singular bony growth
    • larger than bony exestoses
    • peduncalated growth
    • could cause CHL
    • discomfort
    • tx: surgical removal
  7. Cholesteatoma
    • benign ME tumor consisting of epethlial tissues
    • cause CHL
    • surgical removal/reconstruction
  8. epethelial
    skin debris
  9. Sensation level
    # of dB above threshold at which a sound is presented.
  10. threshold
    lowest int. at which sound is heard.
  11. presentation level
    the level at which stimulus of sound is presented.
  12. threshold + sound level=
    presentation level
  13. tympanosclerosis
    scarring (thickening) of TM

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