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Monthly Archives: December 2017


Hearing loss in non-growing vestibular schwannoma

Patients with a vestibular schwannoma and good hearing are often advised to observe the tumour. A strategy of watchful waiting with follow-up magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is then suggested. A vestibular schwannoma may present with normal hearing This option is considered in the light that a number of vestibular schwannomas, when discovered, may [...]

By |2018-01-03T14:38:16+00:00December 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Menieres disease due to middle ear muscles behaving badly

Meniere's disease (MD) may well be caused by middle ear muscles behaving badly. This debilitating inner ear disease is characterized by episodes of vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus and ear fullness of which the trigger is still unknown. The concept of endolymphatic hydrops (raise in the fluid pressure of the inner ear) is commonly accepted to be [...]

By |2018-02-13T16:02:35+00:00December 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments