Aspirin abolishes tinnitus caused by spontaneous otoacoustic emissions. A case study.

  • Marina Penner
  • Published 1989 in Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery


A series of experimental tests are presented indicating that numerous spontaneous otoacoustic emissions (SOAEs) are likely to provide the basis of monaural tinnitus for one female patient. For this patient, (1) the tinnitus disappeared only when all SOAE components were suppressed, (2) with all but one emission suppressed, the frequency of an external tone… (More)


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