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

Authors
  • Butman, John A
  • Kim, H Jeffrey
  • Baggenstos, Martin
  • Ammerman, Joshua M
  • Dambrosia, James
  • Patsalides, Athos
  • Patronas, Nicholas J
  • Oldfield, Edward H
  • Lonser, Russell R
Type
Published Article
Journal
JAMA
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Jul 04, 2007
Volume
298
Issue
1
Pages
41–48
Identifiers
PMID: 17609489
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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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