Sensorineural hearing loss

Dr Owen Kang and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) refers to deafness secondary to conditions affecting the inner ear, internal acoustic canal, cerebellopontine angle, or vestibulocochlear nerve.


Conditions that cause SNHL can be divided by location:

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Article information

rID: 32357
System: Head & Neck
Section: Gamuts
Tags: ear, ent
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)

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    Case 1: labyrinthine ossificans
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    Case 2: large vestibular aqueduct syndrome
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