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August 1936

VASCULAR OCCLUSION OF THE AQUEDUCT OF SYLVIUS

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OAKLAND, CALIF.,; SAN FRANCISCO

Arch Otolaryngol. 1936;24(2):199-203. doi:10.1001/archotol.1936.00640050208006

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Abstract

A patient with the complaint of a distressing roar in one ear which had been present for more than a year, with recent attacks of headache and occasional spells of vomiting, presented an unusual diagnostic problem.

REPORT OF A CASE

Miss M. B., aged 23, consulted one of us (Dr. Beaudoux) on Oct. 26, 1933, because of a loud blowing sound in her right ear which had not been relieved by tonsillectomy or resection of the septum.

It was reported that at the age of 6 years the patient fell unconscious and struck her head. Three years before she came under observation she was dazed after hitting her head above the right eye. About two years later she was hit between the eyes by an indoor baseball, which stunned her. Three days later she noticed a swishing sound in the right ear; this became louder from day to day and

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