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Intracochlear Vestibular Schwannoma Presenting with Mixed Hearing Loss

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title = "Intracochlear Vestibular Schwannoma Presenting with Mixed Hearing Loss",
abstract = "As for other vestibular schwannomas, intralabyrinthine schwannomas commonly cause a sensorineural hearing loss, contrary to more lateral ear pathology that can cause conductive or mixed hearing loss. This case report features a patient that presented with a mixed and thus partly pseudo-conductive hearing loss due to an intracochlear schwannoma, a finding that is very rare. As a result, the patient was initially misdiagnosed as having otosclerosis and a stapedotomy was performed, without hearing improvement. We discuss the clinical implications of this atypical presentation, which illustrates the importance of performing supplementary audiological testing (e.g., the Gell{\'e} test), and the importance of considering vestibular system testing when otosclerosis is suspected. In addition, the importance of imaging and considering differential diagnoses in cases of conductive hearing loss is stressed.",
keywords = "Conductive hearing loss, Hearing loss, Hearing rehabilitation, Magnetic resonance imaging, Surgery, Vestibulopathy",
author = "Reda, {Jumana Diana} and Niels West and Per Cay{\'e}-Thomasen",
year = "2021",
month = may,
doi = "10.5152/iao.2021.8586",
language = "English",
volume = "17",
pages = "265--268",
journal = "The Journal of International Advanced Otology",
issn = "1308-7649",
publisher = "Mediterranean Society of Otology and Audiology",
number = "3",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Intracochlear Vestibular Schwannoma Presenting with Mixed Hearing Loss

AU - Reda, Jumana Diana

AU - West, Niels

AU - Cayé-Thomasen, Per

PY - 2021/5

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N2 - As for other vestibular schwannomas, intralabyrinthine schwannomas commonly cause a sensorineural hearing loss, contrary to more lateral ear pathology that can cause conductive or mixed hearing loss. This case report features a patient that presented with a mixed and thus partly pseudo-conductive hearing loss due to an intracochlear schwannoma, a finding that is very rare. As a result, the patient was initially misdiagnosed as having otosclerosis and a stapedotomy was performed, without hearing improvement. We discuss the clinical implications of this atypical presentation, which illustrates the importance of performing supplementary audiological testing (e.g., the Gellé test), and the importance of considering vestibular system testing when otosclerosis is suspected. In addition, the importance of imaging and considering differential diagnoses in cases of conductive hearing loss is stressed.

AB - As for other vestibular schwannomas, intralabyrinthine schwannomas commonly cause a sensorineural hearing loss, contrary to more lateral ear pathology that can cause conductive or mixed hearing loss. This case report features a patient that presented with a mixed and thus partly pseudo-conductive hearing loss due to an intracochlear schwannoma, a finding that is very rare. As a result, the patient was initially misdiagnosed as having otosclerosis and a stapedotomy was performed, without hearing improvement. We discuss the clinical implications of this atypical presentation, which illustrates the importance of performing supplementary audiological testing (e.g., the Gellé test), and the importance of considering vestibular system testing when otosclerosis is suspected. In addition, the importance of imaging and considering differential diagnoses in cases of conductive hearing loss is stressed.

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KW - Hearing loss

KW - Hearing rehabilitation

KW - Magnetic resonance imaging

KW - Surgery

KW - Vestibulopathy

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