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Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system: a case with an unruptured intracranial aneurysm

  • Ming-Tang Lai (a1) (a2), Takuya Ohmichi (a1), Koji Yuen (a1), Kentaro Egusa (a1), Satoshi Yorizane (a1) and Yu Masuda (a1)...

Abstract

We present a case of superficial siderosis (SS) of the central nervous system (CNS) with an unruptured intracranial aneurysm to illustrate that the commonly encountered unexplainable progressive sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) can be an important sign for the early awareness of this rare disorder. The literature on SS is reviewed and the pathogenesis of SS is discussed.

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Address for correspondence: Dr M. T. Lai, Department of Otolaryngology, Okayama University Medical School, 2-5-1 Shikata-Cho, Okayama 700, Japan. Fax: 086-225-1648

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Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system: a case with an unruptured intracranial aneurysm

  • Ming-Tang Lai (a1) (a2), Takuya Ohmichi (a1), Koji Yuen (a1), Kentaro Egusa (a1), Satoshi Yorizane (a1) and Yu Masuda (a1)...

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