Hydrocephalus-Associated Hearing Loss and Resolution after Ventriculostomy

@article{Dixon2012HydrocephalusAssociatedHL,
  title={Hydrocephalus-Associated Hearing Loss and Resolution after Ventriculostomy},
  author={J. F. Dixon and R. Jones},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={146},
  pages={1037 - 1039}
}
  • J. F. Dixon, R. Jones
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
  • H ydrocephalus is not usually considered in the differential diagnosis of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). There have been reports in the literature of sudden SNHL after reduction of intracranial pressure (ICP) via ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS). However, a literature search reveals only 1 study that associates elevated ICP with SNHL and 1 case of hydrocephalus-associated SNHL. We present a patient who developed hydrocephalus and SNHL and experienced total resolution of SNHL with treatment… CONTINUE READING
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