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Sudden-onset hearing loss

Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, 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 54-year-old man presented with a sudden onset of left-sided hearing loss.
  • He had undergone surgery of his right ear for a cholesteatoma several years previously.
  • High-resolution CT of the temporal bone was performed.