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Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) presenting with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15829071     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CADASIL (cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy) is an autosomal dominant angiopathy characterized by recurrent cerebrovascular events, migraine and dementia. We describe a case of sensorineural hearing loss as the presenting feature of this condition. We have found no previous reports in the world literature of CADASIL presenting with a sudden sensorineural hearing loss. The significance of questioning a patient with regard to family history is exemplified in this case.
Authors:
John S Phillips; Jacquelyn A King; Siddharthan Chandran; Peter R Prinsley; David Dick
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  119     ISSN:  0022-2151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-14     Completed Date:  2005-06-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  148-51     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK. john.phillips@mac.com
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Audiometry, Pure-Tone / methods
CADASIL / complications*,  diagnosis,  genetics
Female
Hearing Loss, Sudden / diagnosis,  etiology*
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Pedigree

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