acoustic reflex


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acoustic reflex

[ə′küs·tik ′rē‚fleks]
(neuroscience)
Brief, involuntary closure of the eyes due to stimulation of the acoustic nerve by a sudden sound.
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In the present study, this analysis included the time needed for the facial nerve suprastapedial lesion to transform to infrastapedial lesion, as assessed by the acoustic reflex determination, and the time needed for the HB scale score to reach 1, indicating recovery in the groups of patients diagnosed with borreliosis, Bell's palsy and HSV-1 infection.
In this study, acoustic reflex and HB grading scale were estimated as predictors of facial palsy in neuroborreliosis.
This includes determination of the acoustic reflex levels.
Additional measurements may be made during tympanometry, especially the acoustic reflex and its decay.
Acoustic reflex testing revealed a cochlear site (moreso on the left) and no reflex decay.
10] Tympanometry and acoustic reflex testing were performed with the Grason Stadler 33 Clinical Immittance Bridge (GSI, calibrated in accordance with ANSI's 1987 specifications).
Tests include tympanometry, acoustic reflex tests with up to 16 recordings per ear, ipsilateral and contralateral reflex decay, and an ipsilateral or contralateral latency test.