Neurology Quiz #42 Types of Hearing Loss

1. A 65-year-old man presents with difficulty hearing, especially in noisy environments. He has a history of working in construction without proper ear protection. Audiometry shows a significant decrease in the ability to hear high-frequency sounds. Which type of hearing loss is this patient most likely experiencing? 

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2. A 3-year-old child presents with recurrent otitis media. The tympanic membrane appears dull and is not moving on pneumatic otoscopy. The patient has a history of hearing difficulties, particularly in understanding speech. Which type of hearing loss is most likely present in this patient? 

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3. A patient presents with a history of hearing loss after taking a course of antibiotic treatment for a severe bacterial infection. An audiogram confirms the loss of hearing. Which medication is most likely responsible for this patient's hearing loss? 

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4. A 28-year-old woman presents with progressive hearing loss in her left ear and a sensation of fullness, along with episodic vertigo and tinnitus. MRI of the brain and internal auditory canals is normal. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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5. A 50-year-old man complains of hearing loss in his right ear. Weber test lateralizes to the right ear, and Rinne test shows air conduction is better than bone conduction in both ears but is significantly reduced on the right side. There is no history of noise exposure or ototoxic medication use. Which of the following is the most likely cause of his hearing loss? 

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