Marma’s are the vital points in the body which prove to be fatal when subjected to trauma. Detail knowledge of Marma is important from surgical point of view; Deafness is a major public health problem in india and worldwide. Around 63 (6.3%) million people suffers from significant hearing loss in india. The most common causes of traumatic deafness are mild head injury, surgical trauma, slapping on the ear, head injury with fracture of the temporal bone, head neck injury without fracture, foreign bodies insertion as well as removal .
35 patients with deafness due to trauma were selected and were subjected to various Tunning fork tests like Rinni test, Weber test and absolute bone conduction test and were observed for type of deafness and association of vidhur marma.
Audiometric assessment has justified that Vidhur Marmais Vaiklyakara in nature. any injury or trauma toVidhur Marmaleads to deafness (Karnabadhirya).
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