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Tinnitus from intracranial hypertension.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6540416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Five patients had unilateral tinnitus from increased intracranial pressure of different etiologies. In each case, the tinnitus was produced by a venous bruit and could be decreased by Valsalva's maneuver, head turning to the ipsilateral side, or by light pressure over the ipsilateral jugular vein. Correction of the increased intracranial pressure obliterated the tinnitus. Turbulence, created as blood flows from the hypertensive intracranial portion into the low pressure of the jugular bulb, is proposed as the mechanism producing the tinnitus.
Authors:
K J Meador; T R Swift
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1984 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-09-20     Completed Date:  1984-09-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1258-61     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Pseudotumor Cerebri / complications*
Tinnitus / etiology*

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