Labyrinthine concussion following gunshot injury: A case report

Jamie Marie Bogle, David Barrs, Matthew Wester, Laurie Davis, Michael J Cevette

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Abstract

Objective: Labyrinthine concussion due to a postauricular gunshot wound has not been well reported. Design: Retrospective chart review. Study sample: We describe an otherwise healthy 22-year-old male who received a gunshot wound to the left mastoid and subsequently reported hearing loss and rotational vertigo. Results: Audiometric testing demonstrated significant inverted scoop shaped sensorineural hearing loss. Vestibular diagnostic testing indicated a significant uncompensated left peripheral vestibulopathy. Imaging demonstrated no structural changes to the middle ear or labyrinth, suggesting that the auditory and vestibular losses noted on diagnostic examination were likely due to labyrinthine concussion. Conclusions: Labyrinthine concussion may lead to reduced vestibular reflex pathway following gunshot wounds to the temporal bone. Clinical presentation is likely to vary significantly among cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Audiology
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Apr 15 2016

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Gunshot Wounds
diagnostic
Wounds and Injuries
structural change
Mastoid
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Temporal Bone
Vertigo
Middle Ear
Inner Ear
Hearing Loss
examination
Reflex
Diagnostics
Hearing Impairment
Testing
Structural Change
Imaging
Hearing
Charts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Speech and Hearing
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language

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Labyrinthine concussion following gunshot injury : A case report. / Bogle, Jamie Marie; Barrs, David; Wester, Matthew; Davis, Laurie; Cevette, Michael J.

In: International Journal of Audiology, 15.04.2016, p. 1-4.

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