Question - What is the pathology of aminoglycoside cochlear ototoxicity?
Answer - The cited article notes “The pathology of aminoglycoside cochlear ototoxicity usually involves injury to the outer hair cells at the basal turn of the cochlea. In more severe cases, progressive damage can occur to the inner hair cells and supporting cells of the organ of Corti.” (Matz G et al. Ototoxicity of ototopical antibiotic drops in humans. 2004 Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery 130(3 Suppl): S79-82)