Common ear diseases

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Acoustic neuroma
Acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that usually arises from the Schwann cells of the vestibular nerve and in rare cases also from the Schwann cells of the cochlear nerve.
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Otosclerosis
Otosclerosis is a medical condition that afflicts the bony labyrinth in the inner ear.
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Middle ear infection (otitis media)
An acute middle ear infection (otitis media acuta) is a condition often triggered by a cold.
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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a feeling of vertigo which occurs due to a change in position.
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Blast injury
Blast injury is a type of acoustic shock that affects not only your ears but your brain as well.
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Otitis externa
Inflammation of the ear canal (otitis externa)
An inflammation of the ear canal (also otitis externa) is defined as a bacterial, fungal, or allergic inflammation of the skin and subcutis in the outer ear canal.
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Ménière's disease
Ménière's disease is primarily a unilaterally occurring disease of the cochleovestibular organ in the inner ear.
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Presbycusis
Presbycusis definition can be complicated but simply put it is a slowly progressing sensorineural hearing loss.
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Hypoacusis
The medical term hypoacusis or hyperacusis simply means hearing impairment, a partial or total inability to hear.
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Cholesteatoma
Cholesteatoma is a chronic, purulent inflammation of the middle ear caused by a proliferation of squamous epithelium from the outer auditory canal into the middle ear.
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