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Meniere's disease and the peak audiogram.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7115184     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pure tone audiograms of 300 patients with Meniere's disease and 400 patients without Meniere's disease were compared for prevalence of a high-frequency peak configuration. Prevalence rate of 42% for a peak audiogram was observed in ears diagnosed with Meniere's disease compared with 6% for patients with cochlear hearing loss not attributed to Meniere's disease, and 7% for normal hearing patients. Prevalence of the peak audiogram in patients with Meniere's disease was significantly greater than either of the patient groups without Meniere's disease. Prevalence of peak audiogram was affected by duration and bilaterality of Meniere's disease, but not by the degree of hearing loss. A classification system is proposed for describing the peak audiogram based on the severity of the peak configuration and the degree of hearing loss.
Authors:
M M Paparella; J C McDermott; L C de Sousa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of otolaryngology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960)     Volume:  108     ISSN:  0003-9977     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Otolaryngol     Publication Date:  1982 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-10-21     Completed Date:  1982-10-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376526     Medline TA:  Arch Otolaryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  555-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Audiometry*
Audiometry, Pure-Tone*
Female
Hearing Loss, Sensorineural / complications,  diagnosis*
Humans
Meniere Disease / complications*
Middle Aged
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
NS-12125/NS/NINDS NIH HHS

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