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An unusual cause of vertigo, tinnitus, and hyperacusis: Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome

December 31, 2012  |  LT Philip Gaudreau, MD; LCDR Justin Moy, MD; Fred Lindsay, DO


We describe the case of a 36-year-old woman with a history of vitiligo who presented with an insidious onset of neurologic, vestibular, ocular, and auditory symptoms. She had recently noted the onset of vertigo, tinnitus, and hypersensitivity to sound. Findings on...

Efficacy of gabapentin on subjective idiopathic tinnitus: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

April 1, 2011  |  Mahboobeh Adami Dehkordi, MD, Samaneh Abolbashari, MD, Reza Taheri, MD, and Sasan Einolghozati, MD


Tinnitus can cause extreme morbidity. Despite many attempts to find a treatment for idiopathic cases, they remain difficult to manage. Because nerve injury is one of the suspected etiologies of tinnitus and because gabapentin has been found to be effective in treating nerve...

Glomus jugulare

January 1, 2011  |  Jeffrey D. Suh, MD, Ashley E. Balaker, MD, Brian D. Suh, MD, and Keith E. Blackwell, MD

A critical evaluation of Web sites offering patient information on tinnitus

January 1, 2010  |  Stephen M. Kieran, AFRCSI, Liam J. Skinner, FRCS (ORL-HNS), Martin Donnelly, FRCS (ORL-HNS), and David A. Smyth, FRCS (ORL-HNS)


The Internet is a vast information resource for both patients and healthcare professionals. However, the quality and content often lack formal scrutiny, so we examined the quality of patient information regarding tinnitus on the Internet. Using the three most popular search...

An approach to tinnitus management

November 1, 2008  |  Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, MS, FRCSC and Mohamed A. Hamid, MD, PhD

Treatment of tinnitus with a customized acoustic neural stimulus: A controlled clinical study

June 1, 2008  |  Paul B. Davis, PhD, Ron A. Wilde, PhD, Lyndall G. Steed, PhD, and Peter J. Hanley, PhD


In patients with tinnitus, achieving consistently positive treatment results is a challenge. We conducted a controlled clinical study of a new treatment approach (Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment) that involves the use of a customized neural stimulus. This stimulus is delivered...

Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the jugular foramen

February 1, 2008  |  John P. Leonetti, MD, Mobeen A. Shirazi, MD, Sam Marzo, MD, and Douglas Anderson, MD


We describe what might have been the first reported case of a neuroendocrine carcinoma of the jugular foramen. A 50-year-old woman presented with progressive left-sided sensorineural hearing loss, vertigo, pulsatile tinnitus, headaches, and ataxia. Magnetic resonance imaging...


November 1, 2007  |  Mohamed Hamid, MD, PhD and Kenneth H. Brookler, MD, FRCSC

Glomus tympanicum

June 1, 2007  |  Joe Walter Kutz Jr., MD; William H. Slattery III, MD

Glomus tympanicum tumor

April 1, 2007  |  Troy Hutchins, MD; Enrique Palacios, MD

Ramsay Hunt syndrome, type I

March 1, 2007  |  Jagan Gupta, MD; Troy Hutchins, MD; Enrique Palacios, MD


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