Blood vessel abnormalities can cause tinnitus

For more than ten years, the tinnitus has not been cured for a long time, and the cause has not been found. In the end, it was found that the arteries and veins were abnormally connected.Experts remind that if you have tinnitus symptoms, you should seek medical treatment in time. If the ear cause is ruled out for long-term tinnitus, you must pay attention to the investigation of vascular problems.

Mr. Xiao, a citizen of Wuhan, is XNUMX years old this year. He started to have tinnitus more than ten years ago, and the results of many treatments were not obvious.Three years ago, a soft blood vessel protruding from the back of his left ear, like a caterpillar, grew bigger and bigger.Mr. Xiao thought it was a varicose vessel, so he didn’t care.Since February of this year, his tinnitus symptoms have sharply worsened, and the XNUMX-hour “noise” made him irritable.

The doctors of Wuhan Central Hospital found that Mr. Xiao’s tinnitus sound was consistent with the heartbeat frequency, and the sound of blood vessels beating could be heard at the “caterpillar” at the back of the ear with a stethoscope.Further examination revealed that the “caterpillar” appeared because of the abnormal connection between the artery and vein at the back of the ear.The doctor performed interventional treatment for Mr. Xiao a few days ago, which restored his normal arteries and veins, and his tinnitus symptoms disappeared the day after the operation.

Li Jun, director of the Department of Neurosurgery of Wuhan Central Hospital, reminded that clinical studies have found that many patients’ tinnitus is caused by vascular factors. Patients with tinnitus, such as vascular masses in the head and neck, must pay attention to them, and seek medical attention as soon as possible. Whether it is abnormal.

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