Large vestibular aqueduct syndrome with mixed hearing loss: a case report.

@article{Puls1997LargeVA,
  title={Large vestibular aqueduct syndrome with mixed hearing loss: a case report.},
  author={T Puls and L Van fraeyenhoven},
  journal={Acta oto-rhino-laryngologica Belgica},
  year={1997},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={185-9}
}
A case report of a large vestibular aqueduct syndrome (LVAS) as the sole radiographically detectable inner ear anomaly with a mixed hearing loss is presented. Hearing loss in LVAS is sensorineural with a conductive component in 15-27% of the cases. The hearing loss fluctuates and is progressive, resulting in the deterioration of the hearing after minor head trauma. The pathophysiology of the sensorineural hearing loss and the conductive component remains unknown. Endolymphatic sac surgery has… CONTINUE READING