What is the global incidence of sudden hearing loss?

Updated: Aug 28, 2019
  • Author: Neeraj N Mathur, MBBS, MS, DNB(ENT), MNAMS, FAMS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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A South Korean study, by Kim et al, found the mean annual incidence of unilateral sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) to be 17.76 cases per 100,000 population, with a rise in the unilateral condition’s monthly incidence occurring over the report’s 5-year study period. [9]

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