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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.