Nine different definitions of asymmetric sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) have been reported in literature. The objectives of this study are to: (1) compare all these definitions of asymmetric SNHL; (2) measure the agreement between these definitions in detecting vestibular schwannoma (VS); and (3) determine the strongest association between an asymmetric… (More)
Classical peripheral vestibular disorders rehabilitation is a long and costly process. While virtual reality settings have been repeatedly suggested to represent possible tools to help the rehabilitation process, no systematic study had been conducted so far. We systematically reviewed the current literature to analyze the published protocols documenting… (More)
Cryptococcus neoformans can directly infect the vocal cords. Endoscopic findings were undistinctive from most infiltrative diseases. Tissue biopsy was essential for the diagnosis. Inhaled corticosteroids can predispose to the infection, and fluconazole 400 mg daily for at least 6 weeks appeared to be minimal to achieve a permanent cure.