Sudden Deafness with Bilateral Endolymphatic Hydrops

  • Mikio Suzuki
  • Masaaki Kitahara


There are numerous causes for deafness of sudden onset such as temporal bone fracture, viral labyrinthitis, otitic barotrauma, vestibular schwannoma, and Ménière’s disease [1]. Since these causes often evade clear recognition, many cases of deafness of sudden onset are labeled as acute idiopathic auditory failure (sudden deafness). A significant number of these cases, however, are actually due to endolymphatic hydrops (EH).


Hearing Loss Pure Tone Audiometry Hearing Level Endolymphatic Hydrops Profound Hearing Loss 
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  • Mikio Suzuki
  • Masaaki Kitahara

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