Published Online: May 31, 2020
Sudden deafness is a disease presenting acute sensorineural deafness of unknown etiology. There are many theories as to the etiology of sudden deafness including viral infection, blood flow disorders, labyrinthine membrane rupture, and immune disorders.
Recently, magnetic resonance imaging(MRI) has become an importent method for examining ear disease. MRI of early stages of sudden deafness were analyzed in combination with the clinical result of treatment to determine whether or not it is possible to establish pathogenesis of this disease