Vestibulocochlear neuritis

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Vertigo and left ear pain and tinnitus.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Diffuse enhancement along the entire length of the left vestibulocochlear nerve within the internal auditory canal extending to the labyrinth of the inner ear is seen.

No focal or diffuse expansion is seen along the course of the left vestibulocochlear nerve.

Case Discussion

Infection that inflames the vestibulocochlear nerve connecting the inner ear to the brain is named vestibulocochlear neuritis and labyrinthitis which causing to disruption the transmission of sensory information from the ear to the brain. Vertigo, dizziness, disequilibrium and hearing loss may result.

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Case information

rID: 68214
Published: 21st May 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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