cerumen


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cerumen

[sə′rü·mən]
(physiology)
The waxy secretion of the ceruminous glands of the external ear. Also known as earwax.
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Although not the most common finding on otomicroscopy, the presence of complete occlusion of the ear canal due to impacted cerumen was higher (14.
In addition, people with hearing aids should be checked for impaction during regular physician visits because cerumen can cause feedback, reduced sound intensity, or damage the hearing aid,
Cases of hearing loss not attributed to cerumen impaction, otitis media or serous otitis media will need otolaryngology referral.
Cerumen (earwax) accumulation in the ear canal or atresia (or closure) of the canal are also causes of conductive hearing loss
Under the new law, licensed audiologists will be able to remove cerumen, or ear wax.
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Otoscopic checks were performed to insure that the ear canals were free of excessive or occluding cerumen.
ENT, Oral Surgery and Dental Services: Acoustic neuroma; Ankyloglossia (tongue-tie); Audiological Testing; Auditory Brain Stem Implants; Aural Rehabilitation Therapy; Brain stem auditory evoked response (BER, BAER); Carbogen Inhalation Therapy for the Treatment of Sudden Hearing Loss; Cerumen (ear wax) removal; Cleft lip/Cleft Palate Repairs; Cochlear Implantation; Cochleostomy with neurovascular transplant;
Excess granulation tissue is removed with a cerumen curette or other instrument.