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Phonophobia and hyperacusis: practical points from a case report

Asha'ari, Zamzil Amin and Mat Zain, Nora and Razali , Ailin (2010) Phonophobia and hyperacusis: practical points from a case report. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences , 17 (1). pp. 49-51. ISSN 2180-4303 (O), 1394-195X (P)

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Phonophobia and hyperacusis are two separate but closely related symptoms that are often mistakenly used in clinical practice as the same entity. Here we present a case report to highlight the distinguishing features of both and discuss the steps of management in these conditions. It is vital for the attending doctors to recognise hyperacusis and phonophobia as different entities to manage them successfully.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5556/2378
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hyperacusis, phonophobia, medical sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Psychiatry
Depositing User: Dr ZAMZIL AMIN ASHA'ARI
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2011 13:08
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2011 09:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2378

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