Volume 4 Issue 1
Comparison of High-Dose and Low-Dose Oral Corticosteroid treatment in Patients
with Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (ISSHL)
Katrin Eysel-Gosepath, Caroline Beutner, Jörg Schipper, Julia Kristin
The etiology of idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSHL) has been largely unknown so far. Various causes, such as vascular [1, 2], viral, cellular, immunologic and inflammatory disorders are discussed [1, 3, 4, 5]. On the other hand, clinical examination of the inner ear system is limited and detection of pathologic mechanisms usually impossible. This is the reason for a huge variety of existing therapies.
A New Case of Doors Syndrome in China
XiaoLin Tang1, Ying Sun1, Dan Liu1, Wei Yuan1*
DOORs syndrome is a rarely described disorder which includes sensorineural hearing loss, hypoplastic or absent nails on the hands and feet, small or absent distal phalanges of the hands and feet, and mental retardation. DOORs is an acronym for the 4 main symptoms. We report two cases whose clinical manifestations accord with DOORs syndrome. which are presented and discussed below.