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How can cisplatin damage the stria vascularis and outer hair cells in the inner ear?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis answered

Specializes in Hematology and Oncology

Hearing loss: Cisplatin can cause high frequency hearing loss and also tinnitus (ringing in the ears). This is thought to be from direct action on the cochlea (the spiral shaped cavity in the bony part of the ear). Hope this helps.

Answered 9/28/2016

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