Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the temporal bone presenting with pulsatile tinnitus: a case report

@inproceedings{Zhou2013InflammatoryMT,
  title={Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the temporal bone presenting with pulsatile tinnitus: a case report},
  author={XiaoLi Zhou and Tingting Liu and Zhibin Chen and Zhi-hong Zhang and Guangqian Xing},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the temporal bone is an unusual but distinct disease entity. The most common presenting symptoms are otalgia, otorrhea, hearing loss, facial palsy, and vertigo. We describe here what we believe to be the first reported case of a patient presenting with persistent pulsatile tinnitus. The clinical features, radiological and histopathologic findings, and treatment outcomes of the patient are presented. CASE PRESENTATION A 59-year-old woman of… CONTINUE READING