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59 Possible Causes for Acoustic Neuroma, Chronic Otitis Media, Pulsatile Tinnitus

  • Tinnitus

    Unilateral hearing loss plus tinnitus should increase suspicion for acoustic neuroma.[] […] and pulsatile tinnitus.[] Abstract The purpose of this study is to investigate what characteristics of tinnitus in patients with chronic otitis media was reduced after tympanoplasty and to assess the[]

  • Glomus Jugulare Tumor

    However, a patient with an acoustic neuroma arising in the same ear afflicted with a glomus jugulare tumor removed 5 years earlier prompted a retrospective review of 999 acoustic[] A 33-year-old woman presented a chronic headache and sore throat on the right side of her body, continuous pulsatile tinnitus with decreasing hearing in the right ear, and[] Examination with the otoscope can also confirm bleeding from the lesion or an associated chronic otitis media that may lead to otalgia, meningitis or brain abscess.[]

  • Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence

    Gaze-evoked tinnitus following acoustic neuroma resection: a de-afferentation plasticity phenomenon? Clin Otolaryngol 2002 ; 27 : 338 –43.[] Pulsatile tinnitus and autophony are now absent in the operated ears. Chronic disequilibrium is subjectively improved.[] Lateral semicircular canal dehiscence is usually associated with chronic otitis media.[]

  • Conductive Hearing Loss

    Acoustic neuroma Some hearing loss is caused by an acoustic neuroma – a benign tumour that presses on your balance and hearing nerves.[] The aberrant ICA was treated, and the pulsatile tinnitus disappeared and hearing recovered after the surgery.[] Another 30 patients-13 men and 17 women, aged 18 to 52 years (mean: 32.7)-who had chronic otitis media without cholesteatoma served as the control group.[]

  • Diffuse Serous Labyrinthitis

    An MRI may be indicated if unilateral sensorineural hearing loss or unilateral tinnitus is present (rule out acoustic neuroma) or to evaluate for MS or other CNS conditions[] Pulsatile tinnitus Glomus tympanicum High riding/dehiscent jugular vein Ectopic carotid AVM, AV fistula Atherosclerotic disease Dissection FMD 6.[] Petrositis, chronic, suppurative, left 4. Otitis media, chronic, granulomatous, left 5. Internal carotid artery, occlusion, total, left 6.[]

  • Labyrinthine Concussion

    Acoustic Neuroma Treatment Removed surgically or with radiation.[] 2 Responses Did you tell your neurotologist about the pulsatile tinnitus?[] In approximately 20% of patients, the condition is secondary to a labyrinthine concussion , chronic suppurative otitis media, or ear surgery--stapes surgery, in particular[]

  • Vestibulocochlear Nerve Disease

    Acoustic Neuroma Symptoms The early symptoms of an acoustic neuroma are often subtle.[] For pulsatile tinnitus and typewriter tinnitus, the contact is at the peripheral nervous system segment.[] Twenty-five of his patients had chronic otitis media, but the bacillus could not be found in the ear.[]

  • Acoustic Neuritis

    Acoustic neuroma, also known as a vestibular schwannoma, is a noncancerous tumor of the vestibulocochlear nerve.[] H93.92 Unspecified disorder of left ear H93.93 Unspecified disorder of ear, bilateral H93.A1 Pulsatile tinnitus, right ear H93.A2 Pulsatile tinnitus, left ear H93.A3 Pulsatile[] Serous labyrinthitis is most frequently a result of chronic, untreated middle ear infections (chronic otitis media ) and is characterized by subtle or mild symptoms.[]

  • Osteomyelitis of the Petrous Bone

    Lesions in this area include: cholesterol granuloma, cholesteatoma, mucocele, apicitis, osteomyelitis, radiotherapy for acoustic neuroma, chordoma, meningioma, glomus, chondrosarcoma[] tinnitus, conductive hearing loss, retrotympanic mass, and cranial nerve deficits Most tumors are slow growing but locally invasive Differential diagnosis - High & exposed[] Assessment and recognition History The most common symptom of chronic otitis media (mucosal or squamous) is chronic ear discharge (otorrhoea 6 weeks), which may have a strong[]

  • Progressive Deafness with Stapes Fixation

    Magnetic resonance image showing an acoustic neuroma (arrow). FIGURE 6. Magnetic resonance image showing an acoustic neuroma (arrow).[] Tympanosclerosis occurs in 9 to 38% of chronic otitis media cases.[] It may also result from chronic ear infections (otitis media with tympanosclerosis).[]

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