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1,729 Possible Causes for Progressive Hearing Loss

  • Presbycusis

    When a parent hears the words "progressive hearing loss", there is a lot of uncertainty and anxiety. What is a progressive hearing loss?[deafness.about.com] Abstract Presbycusis is the progressive hearing loss caused by histologic changes due to aging.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presbycusis ( prez -bi-KŪ-sis) is a progressive hearing loss that occurs with age. It most often occurs in both ears, but not necessarily at the same time.[medtermtopics.com]

  • Meniere's Disease

    Abstract Ménière's disease is an inner ear disorder characterized by vertigo attacks, fluctuating and progressive hearing loss, tinnitus, and aural fullness in the affected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There are some with frequent vertigo attacks, progressive hearing loss and persistent annoying tinnitus even through the continuous standard medical treatments.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At last follow-up, the patient had not experienced any vertiginous attacks but was observed to have progressive hearing loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Otosclerosis

    Patients complain on progressive hearing loss and tinnitus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was no history of hearing loss (or CED) in her family. She had been suffering from progressive hearing impairment since childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 54-year-old male consulted us for slowly progressing hearing loss. Audiogram showed bilateral intermediate mixed hearing loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Deafness with Stapes Fixation

    […] response Symptoms - Progressive hearing loss stapes fixation Causes - Progressive hearing loss stapes fixation Prevention - Progressive hearing loss stapes fixation Not supplied[checkorphan.org] Generally, it is considered a slowly progressive hearing loss. There are some patients who experience a rather rapidly progressive hearing loss with otosclerosis.[marshfieldclinic.org] The progression of hearing loss is generally slow, rarely profound, and usually resolves following treatment.[malacards.org]

  • Acoustic Trauma

    Abstract Progressive hearing loss after single episodes of acute acoustic trauma (Knalltrauma) has been reported in only a few cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Another 20 patients without progressive hearing loss for at least 3 years after acoustic trauma were assigned to Group B.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical findings Partial, generally slowly progressive hearing loss, especially for high-pitched sounds, accompanied by ringing or other noises. acoustic trauma Injury to[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Usher Syndrome Type 1J

    Usher Syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by deafness at birth or progressive hearing loss and progressive vision loss.[usher1f.org] Type 3 is rare and can have slowly progressive hearing loss. It is most commonly caused by a mutation in the USH3A gene.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] Usher Syndrome Type 3 Progressive hearing loss, variable onset of Retinitis Pigmentosa, variable balance problems. Usher Syndrome Type 3 is rare in the United States.[ohsu.edu]

  • Muckle Wells Syndrome

    The audiograms of members of the same family were compared to describe the family-specific risk of hearing loss progression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive hearing loss is a significant finding in patients with MWS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Progressive hearing loss and kidney damage also occur. MWS is the intermediate form of cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS).[patientworthy.com]

  • Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System

    His hearing loss progressed after removal of the tumor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system (CNS) is a rare but ultimately fatal disorder characterized by progressive hearing loss, ataxia, and dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors report a 32-year-old woman who had undergone repair of an occipital encephalocele in infancy and who experienced a 20-year history of progressive hearing loss[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Onchocerciasis

    Abstract Purpose of review Chemotherapy against onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis has been discussed mainly within the framework of mass drug administration with diethylcarbamazine, ivermectin and albendazole. Although strong reductions in infection prevalence were achieved, the regimes for these drugs do not[…][doi.org]

  • Usher Syndrome Type 3B

    Definition A syndrome characterized by progressive vision and hearing loss during early childhood.[uniprot.org] Usher syndrome type III is characterized by postlingual, progressive hearing loss, variable vestibular dysfunction, and onset of retinitis pigmentosa symptoms, including nyctalopia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Key words hereditary hearing loss progressive hearing loss progressive pigmentary retinopathy retinitis pigmentosa Usher syndrome Usher syndrome type III This is a preview[link.springer.com]

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