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What are symptoms of canal dehiscence syndrome?

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It’s a rare disorder that affects your balance and hearing. You might have one or more of the following:

  • Echoes of sounds in your ear, like when you eat or talk (called autophony)
  • Fullness in your ears
  • Hearing loss
  • Internal noises, like your heartbeat, that are louder than normal
  • Quick side to side or up and down movements of your eyes (called nystagmus)
  • Ringing in your ears
  • Sound of your pulse in your ears
  • Unsteadiness
  • Vertigo or dizziness

SOURCES:

Adult and Pediatric Otology and Neurotology: "Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome."

American Speech Language Hearing Association: "Superior Canal Dehiscence."

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center: "Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome."

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery: Recent Findings."

Kids Health: "Your Ears."

Medscape: "Superior Canal Dehiscence."

Vestibular Disorders Association: "How Are Vestibular Disorders Diagnosed?" "Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD)."

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia on August 17, 2018

SOURCES:

Adult and Pediatric Otology and Neurotology: "Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome."

American Speech Language Hearing Association: "Superior Canal Dehiscence."

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center: "Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome."

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery: Recent Findings."

Kids Health: "Your Ears."

Medscape: "Superior Canal Dehiscence."

Vestibular Disorders Association: "How Are Vestibular Disorders Diagnosed?" "Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD)."

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia on August 17, 2018

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