Audiovestibular tests in the diagnosis of cerebellopontine angle tumours.

  title={Audiovestibular tests in the diagnosis of cerebellopontine angle tumours.},
  author={Henrik Harder},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum},
  • Henrik Harder
  • Published 1988 in Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum
Symptoms and signs were recorded in a series of 78 patients with a cerebello-pontine-angle (CPA) tumour and in 92 patients with symptoms and signs suggestive of such a lesion but with a negative CT scan. Variable symptomatology was found in the tumour cases. A substantial proportion of the patients had experienced sudden phenomena such as rotatory vertigo and/or sudden hearing loss. A CPA tumour must therefore be considered in almost every case of unilateral auditory or vestibular disturbances… CONTINUE READING
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