Intraosseous dural arteriovenous fistula of the skull base associated with hearing loss: Case report

Myoung Soo Kim, Chang Wan Oh, Dae Hee Han, O. Ki Kwon, Hee Won Jung, Moon Hee Han

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Abstract

The most common clinical presentations of dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) are bruit, headache, increased intracranial pressure, and intracranial hemorrhage. In particular locations, such as the cavernous sinus or middle cranial fossa, cranial nerve involvement due to dural arterial steal or venous occlusion may develop. A case in which a DAVF is associated with hearing loss, however, has not previously been reported. The authors report a case in which an intraosseous DAVF and associated hearing loss probably resulted from cochlear nerve or vascular compression caused by the draining vein or nidus of the DAVF.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)952-955
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery
Volume96
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2002

Keywords

  • Dural arteriovenous fistula
  • Hearing loss
  • Intraosseous lesion

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