pulsatile tinnitus

pulsatile tinnitus

ENT The perception of abnormal pulsing sounds in the ears or head, which are most often caused by conductive hearing loss; PHL may also be due to vascular abnormalities–eg, glomus tumor, aneurysms, carotid vaso-occlusive disease, AV malformation
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We conducted a retrospective study to analyze the therapeutic effects of ligation of the internal jugular vein in a series of adults with pulsatile tinnitus of venous origin.
A 75 year-old female was referred with a 1 month-history of worsening right post-auricular swelling associated with aural fullness, temporal headache, and pulsatile tinnitus.
Tinnitus Desensitisation Therapy, or TDT, can be used to treat all types of tinnitus and associated hearing loss, including the two most common forms - tonal and pulsatile tinnitus.
Doctors diagnosed Ian Turner with a condition called objective pulsatile tinnitus - an obstruction in the passage between the heart and the brain causing rhythmical noise that usually has the same rate as the heart.
The most common presentation is pulsatile tinnitus, headaches, focal neurological deficit, and visual disturbances.
Another notable finding was that, besides hypertension, which was the most common presenting manifestation of FMD (seen in 66% of the registry patients at initial diagnosis), other common presenting symptoms included significant, often migrainelike headache in 53%, pulsatile tinnitus (a whooshing sound patients hear) in 30%, and dizziness in 28%.
She said: "It can be a debilitating condition with awful headaches which worsen after exertion; pulsatile tinnitus and fatigue and a whole range of other symptoms.
A 48 year old woman presented with a six month history of left sided pulsatile tinnitus and fainting episodes.
This condition can cause pulsatile tinnitus (1) and even conductive hearing loss.
We present a case of a dural arteriovenous fistula presenting with visual deterioration, pulsatile tinnitus, and intracranial hypertension that was successfully treated with a multidisciplinary approach combining angiographic, surgical, and radiosurgical intervention.
Cranial nerve palsies, pulsatile tinnitus, and bruits may also be present.
Pulsatile tinnitus is a rare symptom, yet it may herald life-threatening pathology in the absence of other symptoms or signs.