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A Case of Korean Medical Treatment of Relapsing sudden hearing loss occurred three months later
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A Case of Korean Medical Treatment of Relapsing sudden hearing loss occurred three months later
An, Jae-Hyun; Jung, Hyun-A;
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Objectives : The purpose of this study is to report the Korean medical treatment on sudden sensorineural hearing loss(SSNHL). Methods : The patient who has been diagnosed SSNHL had symptoms with hearing loss, tinnitus, and aural fullness. The patient was received outpatient to Dunsan oriental hospital for 3 months and was treated with oriental medicine(acupuncture, herbal-medicine, converting of Hominis placenta, warm needling and vapor treatment). Two approaches were used in order to evaluate the effect of the treatment. The hearing recovery was measured with pure tone audiometry, and the decrease of tinnitus and aural fullness was identified by patient`s subjective expression. Results : The patient has his hearing restored fully and the symptoms of SSNHL accompanied with adjunctive symptoms including tinnitus and aural fullness were improved.Conclusions : This study shows that the Korean medical treatment effects on the SSNHL.
sudden sensorineural hearing loss;SSNHL;tinnitus;aural fullness;Korean medicine;
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