Sudden sensorineural hearing loss as a presentation of multiple sclerosis.

@article{Franklin1989SuddenSH,
  title={Sudden sensorineural hearing loss as a presentation of multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Dan Franklin and Newton J Coker and Herman A. Jenkins},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={41-5}
}
While auditory involvement in multiple sclerosis is not infrequent, sensorineural hearing loss as the initial manifestation of this disease is rare. Auditory brain-stem evoked responses, speech audiometry, acoustic reflexes, and electronystagmography yield significant objective information concerning brain-stem involvement. Magnetic resonance imaging objectively documents white matter demyelinization. The acute onset of the retrocochlear type of auditory dysfunction without other evidence of… CONTINUE READING

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