The International Tinnitus Journal

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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


Middle Ear Myoclonus: A New Technique For Suppression Of Spontaneous Clicking Tinnitus

Author(s): Chung Chi Chan

Middle ear myoclonus is one of the causes of clicking tinnitus and can be psychologically distressing. Current management of intractable clicking includes medication or tenotomy. Two cases with spontaneous intrusive irregular clicking are presented where relief and a sense of control were obtained using non-invasive self – administered zygomatic pressure. This technique may be useful in selected patients before resorting to medication or tenotomy