Aortoarteritis and sensorineural hearing loss in an adolescent black male.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe an adolescent male having sudden onset of sensorineural hearing loss. Evaluation led to the discovery of marked aortoarteritis. This patient exhibited findings of both Takayasu arteritis and Cogan syndrome. This report emphasizes the importance of ensuring a thorough systemic evaluation in individuals having sudden hearing loss.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Smith, JC; Peck, JE; Ray, LI; Smith, EC

Published Date

  • September 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 370 - 376

PubMed ID

  • 15334406

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0196-0709

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjoto.2004.04.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States