Bone-anchored hearing aid

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Headache. Taking oral contraceptive pill. ? dural venous sinus thrombosis.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
CT

No filling defect within the dural venous sinuses or superficial cortical veins.

Metal implant in the inferior right parietal bone. 

Case Discussion

The metal implant is for a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA). They can be used for bilateral or unilateral mixed conductive / sensorineural or isolated conductive hearing loss. 

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Case information

rID: 38708
Published: 30th Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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