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February 1983

The Syndrome of Isolated Disturbance of the Tympanic Nerve

Author Affiliations

From the Clinic for Nervous Diseases and Neurosurgery, Leningrad Medical Pediatric College, and the Department of Neurosurgery, V. V. Kuibyshev Hospital No. 16, Leningrad.

Arch Neurol. 1983;40(2):106-108. doi:10.1001/archneur.1983.04050020068015

• In a patient with cerebrocranial trauma that resulted in a fracture of the pyramid of temporal bone, disappearance of neurologic and otologic symptoms was followed for a long period by an isolated disturbance of the tympanic nerve, in the form of the postdenervation syndrome of a parotid gland and, in particular, of the atropine sulfate salivatory paradox.

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