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Classification for Grading Hearing Loss in Child Treated with Cisplatin

Purpose:

To classify the hearing loss that occurs in children treated with cisplatin using the scheme of Brock et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, adverse effects, complication detection

ICD-10:

H91.0

Description:

Brock et al developed a classification scheme for grading the high-frequency hearing loss that can occur in a child treated with cisplatin. This can help identify children who may benefit from interventions to improve hearing. The authors are from the Hospital for Sick Children in London and the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton Surrey, England.

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