Air Bone Gaps in Inner Ear Disorders

Expiry Date
: 01/04/2025
CPD Units
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This article looks at the presence of Air Bone Gap, with Inner Ear Diseases.

Keywords: Air bone gap, Inner ear disorders, Conductive hearing loss

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article is to look Air Bone Gaps with Inner Ear Disease.

Editor's comments:
This article was interesting and informative. It provides a concise review of the Inner Ear Diseases that present with an Air Bone Gap.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Definition of an Air Bone Gap

  2. The typical cause of an Air Bone Gap with Middle Ear Disease
  3. The cause of an Air Bone Gap with Inner Ear Disease
  4. The “Third Window” phenomena
  5. The audiological and vestibular symptoms that occur with the Third Window
  6. Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence
  7. Posterior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence
  8. Lateral Semicircular Canal Dehiscence
  9. Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct (EVA) Syndrome
  10. X-linked Stapes Gusher
  11. Bone Dyscrasias
  12. Cochlear Dehiscence
  13. Endolympathic Hydrops
  14. Typical clinical finding with an Air Bone Gap and Inner Ear Diseases.

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