Clinical characteristics of pulsatile tinnitus caused by sigmoid sinus diverticulum and wall dehiscence: a study of 54 patients.

@article{Wang2014ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of pulsatile tinnitus caused by sigmoid sinus diverticulum and wall dehiscence: a study of 54 patients.},
  author={Guo-peng Wang and Rong Zeng and Zhao-hui Liu and Xi-hong Liang and Jun-fang Xian and Zhenchang Wang and Shu-sheng Gong},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2014},
  volume={134 1},
  pages={7-13}
}
CONCLUSIONS CT angiography (CTA) and digital subtraction angiography (DSA) are valuable tools in imaging work-ups for the diagnosis of sigmoid sinus diverticulum (SSD) and sigmoid sinus wall dehiscence (SSWD). The development of pulsatile tinnitus (PT) resulting from SSD and SSWD may be associated with the dominance of venous systems. OBJECTIVE Our goal was to evaluate the clinical characteristics of PT caused by SSD and SSWD. METHODS This was a retrospective chart review undertaken in a… CONTINUE READING

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