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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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ALVAREZ URBAY, María A; RONDA MARISY, Henry; CONEJERO ALVAREZ, Héctor F  and  BORGES DE ALMEIDA, Carmen. Conduction hypoacusis behavior. AMC [online]. 2007, vol.11, n.6. ISSN 1025-0255.

Auditory disorders cause in man certain isolation with the enviroment, what involves inconvenience and certain reserve in the interpersonal behaviors. An observacional and descriptive study in patients with hearing disorders was performed, that came to the Audiology Consultation at "Manuel Ascunce Domenech" Educational Surgical Clinical Provincial Hospital during 2005 year. Sex, age, the most frequent causes, auditory loss average and the results found in the impedanciometric study were taking into consideration. Tubal obstruction was the most frequent disease, followed by the chronic otitis media and the otosclerosis, the first ones were observed with more frequency in younger than 35 years and  otosclerosis was declared above this age.  In these diseases had a greater frequency male sex, not like this in the otoesclerosis which female sex dominated. Middle ear diseses were the most frequent causes of conduction hypoacusis, the most severe auditory losses were present in otosclerosis and in chronic otitis media. In otoesclerosis the as tympanogram dominated and in the other entities B and C tympanograms. 


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