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Mechanisms of morbid hearing loss associated with tumors of the endolymphatic sac in von Hippel-Lindau disease.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
JAMA
1538-3598
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Volume
298
Issue
1
Pages
41–48
Identifiers
PMID: 17609489
Source
Medline
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Abstract

ELST-associated SNHL and vestibulopathy may occur suddenly due to tumor-associated intralabyrinthine hemorrhage, or insidiously, consistent with endolymphatic hydrops. Both of these pathophysiologic mechanisms occur with small tumors that are not associated with otic capsule invasion.

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