INCREASED HEARING SENSITIVITY

Donald Hansen hansenda at DGABBY.MFLDCLIN.EDU
Thu Jun 27 16:43:35 EST 1996


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From: hansenda                Thu Jun 27, 1996 -- 04:34:05 PM
To: audiolog at net.bio.net~@
GENERAL QUESTION:

WHEN THE COCHLEA IS DAMAGED BY NOISE AND HIGH FREQUENCY HEARING IS DECREASED 
 DOES HEARING SENSITIVITY FOR LOW-MID TONES INCREASE?  CAN THIS OCCUR BECAUSE 
THE OUTER HAIR CELLS IN THIS AREA REMAIN HEALTHY IN COMPARISON TO THE DAMAGED 
 HAIR CELLS OF THE HIGHER FREQUENCIES?  

DON HANSEN    MARSHFIELD CLINIC
              AUDIOLOGY SECTION                              



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