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Bilateral congenital hearing impairment

    Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, MD, Munich, Germany
    Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 9-year-old girl presented with bilateral congenital hearing impairment.
    • She also had a congenital heart defect, mental retardation, membranous choanal atresia and an
      abnormality of her eyes.
    • High-resolution MDCT of the temporal bone was performed to evaluate the hearing disorder.