Tinnitus originating from an abnormal jugular bulb: treatment by jugular vein ligation.

@article{Golueke1987TinnitusOF,
  title={Tinnitus originating from an abnormal jugular bulb: treatment by jugular vein ligation.},
  author={Paul J. Golueke and Thomas Panetta and Salvatore Sclafani and George Varughese},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={248-51}
}
Tinnitus and hearing loss can occur in patients with a high-riding abnormal jugular bulb. Jugular vein ligation in selected patients can cure tinnitus and reverse hearing loss. A 39-year-old woman reported a 4-year history of right-sided tinnitus of increasing intensity associated with a mild hearing loss. Extensive evaluation revealed only an enlarged… CONTINUE READING