Objective Tinnitus Concomitant with Eye Blinking: A Case Report

  title={Objective Tinnitus Concomitant with Eye Blinking: A Case Report},
  author={Tae Hwan Kim and Ho Joon Jang and Soon Hyung Park and Sung-Il Nam},
  booktitle={Journal of audiology & otology},
Tinnitus is a common auditory phenomenon associated with many otological diseases, and is usually subjective. Objective tinnitus can be generated by para-auditory structures, usually derived from vascular or myogenic sources, or the eustachian tube. We present a rare case of intermittent unilateral tinnitus associated with eye blinking. Otoendoscopic examination showed that the external auditory canals and tympanic membranes were normal; however, rhythmic movements of both tympanic membranes… CONTINUE READING