Fast Five Quiz: Tinnitus

Arlen D. Meyers, MD, MBA

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April 07, 2021

Tinnitus, the perception of sound in the head or the ears, is a common condition that affects as many as 25% of Americans and as much as 30% of the population in other nations. Most typically, tinnitus is associated with a sensorineural hearing loss; however, tinnitus types such as pulsatile tinnitus, tinnitus with vertigo, fluctuating tinnitus, or unilateral tinnitus must be thoroughly investigated. Recently, the symptom has been described in association with COVID-19.

Tinnitus can have a detrimental effect on quality of life, and chronic cases are rarely cured. Do you know key aspects of clinical care associated with this troublesome symptom, including best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.

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