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Contralateral sudden hearing loss in post Operative acoustic neuroma- an enigma

Aithal, Venkataraja U and Rajashekhar, B and Jacob, lndu M and Raja, A and Prasad, Shashi (2003) Contralateral sudden hearing loss in post Operative acoustic neuroma- an enigma. Indian Journal of Otology, 9. pp. 26-28. ISSN 0971-7749

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Abstract

Contralaterol hearing loss, after resection of an acoustic neuroma is a rare. complication with an immediate or delayed onset. Hearing loss in such cases tend to be severe and progressive with sudden onset.Hearing loss in the contralateral ear has been attributed Lo va'rious causes including vasospasm, brainstem shifts, cochleo labyrinthitis, meningitis, increasedCSF pressure and noise induced hearing loss. A detailed case report of sudd'lZn hearing loss. in the contralateral ear of a postoperative acoustic tumor patient is presented and discussed with reference to the possible etiology and its implications.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Acoustic neuroma; meningitis; contralateral hearing loss.
Subjects: Allied Health > MCOAHS Manipal > Speech and Hearing
Medicine > KMC Manipal > ENT
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Neuro Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2013 06:40
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2013 06:40
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/136502

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