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If a Weber test reveals that sound is localized to the normal ear, hte most likely cause of this condition is

A. a broken ossicular chain
B. damage to cochlear hair cells
C. fluid in the middle ear
D. otosclerosis
E. a ruptured typanic membrane


B smiling face


With my hand on my heart (I mean, fearful smiling face I'd say this is a nerve problem, not a conduction problem. Therefore, it has to be something like presbicusys (damage of organ of corti) or some neuroma, damaging the coclear nerve.

Answer: B



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