A 30- year old woman with a family history of hearing loss developed 5 years back. Hearing loss is bilateral, slowly progressive, she also complaints of hearing better in noisy surroundings. What could be the diagnosis?
Sigmoid sinus thrombosis
Otitis media with effusion
Ans : A
- Hearing better in noisy surroundings – Paracusis Willisii
- With family history of progressive hearing loss – The case scenario gives a diagnosis of otosclerosis.