, Volume 41, Issue 10, pp 799-801

Sudden unilateral deafness with endolymphatic sac adenocarcinoma: MRI

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Abstract

A 30-year-old man presented with sudden left deafness and vertigo. CT showed an osteolytic retrolabyrinthine tumour of the left temporal bone. High signal from the tumour and labyrinth was seen on fat-suppressed T 1-weighted images. At surgery, a haemorrhagic papillary-cystic adenocarcinoma of the endolymphatic sac was found.

Received: 30 September 1998 Accepted: 9 February 1999