Case Report: Bilateral Haemotympanum in a patient with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

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Abstract

Objectives: To communicate a case of bilateral haemotympanum in a patient diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML).

Methods: We describe a patient presenting with hearing loss who was found to have bilateral haemotympanum in the background of CML. This was managed conservatively with resolution of symptoms and signs. In this context we discuss aetiology, pathophysiology and management of haemotympanum.

Conclusions: To our knowledge this is the first reported case of conductive deafness in CML due to bilateral haemotympanum. This condition resolves with conservative management.

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  • Authors: A Patel, AA Qureshi, N Foden & A Aymat
  • Keywords: Chronic myeloid leukaemia, Conductive hearing loss, Bilateral hearing loss, Tympanum
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