Bilateral Complete Loss of Vestibular Functions Attributed to Gentamicin

Hideto Kobayashi, Katsuro Sawada, Toshiaki Sugimoto
1984 Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica  
A 50-year-old woman with chronic renal failure was given gentamicin for 13 days in a total dose of 1560 mg. After that she complained of vertigo and unsteadiness. Neurotological examinations revealed bilateral complete loss of vestibular functions, but hearing acuity was normal.
doi:10.5631/jibirin.77.1153 fatcat:zkknuzlulrflzj6w3nqntxbmfa