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

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Tinnitus and Post-Traumatic Vertigo - A Review

Author(s): J. Said, A. Izita, A. Gonzalez, A. Meneses

Fifteen neuro-otological patients have been investigated for post-traumatic vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus. Clinical examination and laboratory tests included audiometry and equilibriometry in all patients. Statistical1y significant findings are reported for. tinnitus, vertigo, hearing loss. Correlations for vertigo with the type of head trauma, nystagmus frequency Slow Phase Velocity (SPV) and associated complaints of hearing loss and tinnitus were analyzed. The most frequent symptom reported was vertigo (73.3%); lift sensation (46.6%); tilting and falling (26.6%); and tinnitus (40%).