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Skew deviation after intratympanic gentamicin therapy.
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PMID:  21344424     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Intratympanic gentamicin therapy for the treatment of episodic vertigo associated with Ménière's disease is generally well tolerated. Although auditory and vestibular symptoms following intratympanic gentamicin are well known, visual disturbance has not been previously described. In this report, we describe two patients with Ménière's disease who developed sudden onset of binocular vertical diplopia due to skew deviation after intratympanic gentamicin therapy. The skew deviation and diplopia resolved spontaneously and completely within 6 to 8 weeks without therapy. Development of diplopia due to skew deviation should be discussed as a potential complication in patients undergoing intratympanic gentamicin therapy. Laryngoscope, 2011.
Diana Ng; Mohammad Fouladvand; Anil K Lalwani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  121     ISSN:  1531-4995     ISO Abbreviation:  Laryngoscope     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  492-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 The American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society, Inc.
Departments of Ophthalmology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, U.S.A.
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