Pulsatile Tinnitus Caused by Paraganglioma

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    1. Frédéric

      Frédéric Member Podcast Patron Benefactor Advocate

      Location:
      Marseille, France
      Tinnitus Since:
      11/19/2012
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      acoustic trauma
      This article mentions that paraganglioma can trigger tinnitus, although it does not mention if the resection of these tumors stops tinnitus.

      Transcanal endoscopic excision of tympanic paraganglioma: A three-case series

      Paragangliomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors that arise in sympathetic and parasympathetic paraganglion system, derived from neural crest cells. Tympanic paraganglioma is a type of head and neck paraganglioma involving the middle ear cleft. Endoscopic transcanal approach is currently in vogue for the excision of tympanic paragangliomas that is limited to middle ear cleft. We present a series of 3 cases who underwent endoscopic excision of tympanic paraganglioma.

      Full article: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468900920300608
       

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