[Sudden-onset bilateral hearing loss: case report]

Lina Rosique López, Mariano Rosique Arias, José Domingo Cubillana-Herrero, Beatriz Rodríguez-González Herrero
Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española 2008, 59 (5): 254-6
An ischaemic infarction of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) is usually associated with vertigo, hearing loss, facial palsy, nystagmus, or truncal ataxia; it is often accompanied by other brainstem or cerebellar signs. Sudden- onset bilateral hearing loss without associated neurological symptoms is infrequent in the literature. We report a case of sudden bilateral hearing loss, later diagnosed as AICA infarction without other symptoms.

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