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Physiology of hearing and hearing loss

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Hyperacusis is defined is: (LQ)



A Hearing of only loud soundy

B Normal sounds heard as loud and painful

C Completely deaf

D Ability to hear in noisy surroundings

Ans. B Normal sounds heard as loud and painful

Hyperacusis

Displacusis

Paracusis willisii

Sensation of discomfort or pain on exposure to normal sounds. Seen in injury to nerve to stapedius and in case of congenital syphilis (Hennebert sign)

Condition where same tone is heard as notes of different pitch in either ear

Condition where patient hears a sound better in presence of background noise. Seen in case of otosclerosis

Also Know

Tullio phenomenon condition where the subject gets attacks of vertigo / dizziness by loud sounds. It occurs in patients with labyrinthine fistula or those who have undergone fenestration operation.

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