Pulsatile tinnitus associated with internal carotid artery morphologic abnormalities.

  title={Pulsatile tinnitus associated with internal carotid artery morphologic abnormalities.},
  author={Aristides Sismanis and Alexander Girevendoulis},
  journal={Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology},
  volume={29 7},
OBJECTIVES Internal carotid artery morphologic abnormalities mainly consist of tortuosities and coilings and can present with pulsatile tinnitus (PT). The purpose of this presentation is to report 3 representative cases and propose clinical and radiologic diagnostic criteria. PATIENTS Three patients presenting with PT. INTERVENTION Clinical evaluation including auscultation of the ear canal and head and neck. All patients underwent computed tomography angiography of the head and neck… CONTINUE READING

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