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Musical auditory hallucinosis from Listeria rhombencephalitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9043753     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Complex auditory hallucinations have rarely been reported in cases of brainstem stroke or tumor. METHOD: Case study. RESULTS: A patient with acute Listeria rhombencephalitis complained of formed musical auditory hallucinations on the side of recent sensorineural deafness. MRI revealed an abscess in the middle cerebellar peduncule with extensive surrounding edema. CONCLUSIONS: Disruption of brainstem auditory pathways may cause complex auditory hallucinations. Potential pathogenetic mechanisms are discussed and a diagnostic approach is proposed.
Authors:
A G Douen; P R Bourque
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0317-1671     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Neurol Sci     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-14     Completed Date:  1997-05-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0415227     Medline TA:  Can J Neurol Sci     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  70-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Neuroscience, Ottawa Civic Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Brain Abscess / pathology,  psychology
Deafness / complications,  psychology
Encephalitis / complications*,  pathology,  psychology
Hallucinations / etiology*
Humans
Listeria Infections / complications*,  pathology,  psychology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Music
Rhombencephalon / pathology*
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Comment In:
Can J Neurol Sci. 1997 Nov;24(4):360-1   [PMID:  9398987 ]

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