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Flashcards in Otology Deck (10):
1

How will sensory hearing loss look on an audiogram?

there will be no significant difference between bone conduction and air conduction

2

The ______, the structure on the lateral edge of the scala media, is responsible for maintaining homeostasis of the inner ear.

stria vascularis

3

On an audiogram, bone conduction remains normal with impaired air conduction. This indicates?

conductive hearing loss

4

The stria vascularis, the structure on the lateral edge of the ______, is responsible for maintaining homeostasis of the inner ear.

scala media

5

Hair cells are normally arranged in a regular pattern, with 1 row of ______ and 3 rows of _____.

1 row inner hair cells, 3 rows outer

6

Name 3 causes of neuronal hearing loss.

  1. 8th nerve tumors (vestibular schwannoma- Neurofibromatosis Type 2)
  2. Auditory neuropathy
  3. Multiple Sclerosis

7

What is another name for Meniere’s Disease?

endolymphatic hydrops

8

Swelling of endolymphatic space and problems with the stria vascularis are hallmarks of _____.

Meniere’s Disease aka endolymphatic hydrops

9

Name 5 drug classes and examples of each that can cause ototoxicity.

  1. Aminoglycosides (gentamicin)
  2. Macrolides (erythromycin)
  3. Loop diuretics (Furosemide)
  4. Chemotherapy ( -- )
  5. Platinum containing agents (cisplatin)

10

The stria vascularis, the structure on the lateral edge of the scala media, is responsible for _____.

maintaining homeostasis of the inner ear