(Of hearing loss) caused by a lesion or disease of the inner ear or the auditory nerve.
- To some extent the utility of the various hearing screening tests depends on the age of the patient and whether hearing loss is sensorineural or conductive.
- Symptoms include the acute onset of vertigo, sensorineural hearing loss, tinnitus, nausea and emesis.
- Temporal bone fractures can cause unilateral sensorineural and conductive hearing loss.
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