Is musical hallucination an otological phenomenon? a review of the literature.

  title={Is musical hallucination an otological phenomenon? a review of the literature.},
  author={Thomas Edmund Cope and David M Baguley},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT-UK ; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery},
  volume={34 5},
BACKGROUND Musical hallucination is the subjective experience of hearing music, or aspects of music, when none is being played, and as such is a disorder of the processing of complex sounds. OBJECTIVE OF REVIEW To determine the extent to which the otological system is responsible for musical hallucination, and to evaluate approaches to clinical management. TYPE OF REVIEW A review of all studies and literature reviews pertaining to musical hallucination, supplemented by inclusion of… CONTINUE READING
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