Hearing loss in Camurati Engelmann disease: a case report

Anastasia K. Klagkou, Stavroula Koutroumpi, Constantinos Georganas, Dimitrios Ioakimides, Evaggelos Boulios, Georgia Tseliou
2017 Journal of Research and Practice on the Musculoskeletal System  
Camurati-Engelmann disease (CED) is a rare autosomal dominant disease characterized by heavily thickened long bones, pelvis and skull. Deafness is a common finding, due to the compression of nerves and blood vessels by thickened skull bones, and is usually difficult to manage. Herein, we report a young female diagnosed with CED since her adolescence, with gradual deterioration of hearing of mixed type, where conservative medical treatment proved ineffective, confirming the key role of early
more » ... y role of early decompressive surgery in such cases.
doi:10.22540/jrpms-01-041 fatcat:yhc2fdthp5bqpngfeibwc2ybea