Hearing loss causes

Conductive loss

CHOP Wax

  • CHronic otitis media
  • Otosclerosis (sclerosis of small ear bones)
  • Perforation of tympanic membrane
  • Wax

Sensorineural loss

A MIND

  • Age (prebyacusis)
  • Neuroma (acoustic)
  • Infection e.g. mumps, meningitis
  • Meniere’s disease
  • Drugs e.g. gentamicin
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