Ear blast injury - A case report

Shih Han Hung, Su Yi Hsu, Pa Chun Wang

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

摘要

The auditory apparatus is the most vulnerable organ system to a blast injury, but blast damage to the auditory system is often overlooked in the emergency room when management of other life-threatening major vital organ trauma is prioritized. We report on a Caucasian patient who survived the Bali Island bombing in October 2002. The patient presented with dizziness, otorrhea, conductive hearing loss, and bilateral tympanic membrane perforation. CSF leakage and incus-stapes joint dislocation were found in the left ear during the operation. Spontaneous healing of the right tympanic membrane perforation was noted 3 months after the blast injury. His conductive hearing loss returned to normal, and the CSF leakage ceased after proper middle ear reconstruction. Ear blast injury is rarely reported in peacetime literature; we discuss the mechanism, pathophysiology, management, and outcomes of this unusual situation.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)205-210
頁數6
期刊Tzu Chi Medical Journal
16
發行號3
出版狀態已發佈 - 六月 2004
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Blast Injuries
Tympanic Membrane Perforation
Conductive Hearing Loss
Ear
Incus
Stapes
Dizziness
Middle Ear
Joint Dislocations
Islands
Hospital Emergency Service
Wounds and Injuries

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

引用此文

Hung, S. H., Hsu, S. Y., & Wang, P. C. (2004). Ear blast injury - A case report. Tzu Chi Medical Journal, 16(3), 205-210.

Ear blast injury - A case report. / Hung, Shih Han; Hsu, Su Yi; Wang, Pa Chun.

於: Tzu Chi Medical Journal, 卷 16, 編號 3, 06.2004, p. 205-210.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Hung, SH, Hsu, SY & Wang, PC 2004, 'Ear blast injury - A case report', Tzu Chi Medical Journal, 卷 16, 編號 3, 頁 205-210.
Hung SH, Hsu SY, Wang PC. Ear blast injury - A case report. Tzu Chi Medical Journal. 2004 6月;16(3):205-210.
Hung, Shih Han ; Hsu, Su Yi ; Wang, Pa Chun. / Ear blast injury - A case report. 於: Tzu Chi Medical Journal. 2004 ; 卷 16, 編號 3. 頁 205-210.
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