Neurotologic manifestations and treatment of multiple spontaneous tegmental defects.

@article{Merchant2000NeurotologicMA,
  title={Neurotologic manifestations and treatment of multiple spontaneous tegmental defects.},
  author={Saumil N. Merchant and Michael J McKenna},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={234-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the causes, histopathologic features, manifestations, and treatment of symptomatic multiple spontaneous tegmental defects. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of three clinical cases and one temporal bone histopathology report. CLINICAL FEATURES Varied, including spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid otorhinorrhea, conductive hearing loss, chronic headaches, pneumocephalus, extradural abscess, and meningitis. A notable common feature was multiple (8-15) tegmental defects, 1 to… CONTINUE READING