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Hyperacusis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hyperacusis
Tree Number(s)
C09.218.458.505
C10.597.751.418.505
C23.888.592.763.393.505
Unique ID
D012001
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012001
Scope Note
An abnormally disproportionate increase in the sensation of loudness in response to auditory stimuli of normal volume. COCHLEAR DISEASES; VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; FACIAL NERVE DISEASES; STAPES SURGERY; and other disorders may be associated with this condition.
Entry Term(s)
Auditory Hyperesthesia
Hyperacusia
Loudness Perception Disturbances
Loudness Recruitment
Phonophobia
Recruitment, Loudness
Previous Indexing
Audiometry (1966-1978)
Auditory Perception (1967-1978)
Auditory Threshold (1968-1978)
Hearing (1966-1967)
Perception (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
2000; see RECRUITMENT LOUDNESS 1979-1999
History Note
2000(1979)
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/22
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Hyperacusis Preferred
Phonophobia Related
Auditory Hyperesthesia Related
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