In this webinar, several unusual causes of conductive hearing loss will be examined including enlarged vestibular aqueduct, superior semicircular canal dehiscence, malleus fixation and cerebrospinal fluid leak. The differentiating features of these unusual causes of conductive hearing loss will be discussed relative to more common causes of conductive hearing loss.
Course created on April 27, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to differentiate features of audiometric testing for patients with third-window lesions compared to more common causes of conductive hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to list causes of conductive hearing loss in patients with an intact tympanic membrane and an aerated middle ear.
- After this course learners will be able to explain why cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea may be difficult to detect on clinical exam.
|50-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q and A|
Robert A. Battista
Robert Battista, MD, FACS, is board-certified in Neurotology. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at Northwestern University. He is in private practice at the Ear Institute of Illinois (formerly called the Ear Institute of Chicago) in Hinsdale, Illinois. Dr. Battista has published over 25 journal publications and book chapters pertaining to otology/neurotology.
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