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Multiple dehiscences of bony labyrinthine capsule. A rare case report and review of the literature

By L. MANZARI

Abstract

Multiple semicircular canal dehiscences are clinical entities characterised by vestibular and cochlear symptoms induced by enhanced sensitivity of labyrinthine receptors due to a multiple bone defect of the otic capsule. The case is presented of a 38-year-old male with bilateral posterior semicircular canal dehiscence associated with unilateral (right) superior semicircular canal dehiscence. The man suffered from vestibular (recurrent Tullio Phenomenon or sound-induced vertigo) and cochlear symptoms (persistent aural fullness associated with mixed hearing loss and disabling tinnitus)

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Pacini Editore SpA
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