The International Tinnitus Journal

The International Tinnitus Journal

Official Journal of the Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society
Official Journal of the Brazil Federal District Otorhinolaryngologist Society

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ISSN: 0946-5448

Abstract

Cervical Trauma and Tinnitus

Author(s): B. Franz, G. Collis-Brown, P. Altidis , B. Altidis and N. Cummings

VeStibUIOCOchlear symptoms after cervical trauma remain a matter of controversy. This controversy is due to the difficulty in interpreting vague symptoms, the lack of objective findings, and the unpredictable time span between trauma and onset of symptoms. Cervicogenic vestibulocochlear symptoms include vertigo, hearing loss, and tinnitus and frequently are used in the same context, suggesting a common mechanism. Experience with treatment, however, shows that symptoms respond quite differently and, generally, tinnitus is the least responsive.

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