Journal of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2021  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56--58

Simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation in a case of Waardenburg syndrome – A case report and review of literature


KN Arif, JC Passey, Mohamed Riyas Ali, Taorem Medhabati Devi 
 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak, Govind Ballabh Pant (GIPMER) Hospitals and Guru Nanak Eye Centre, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. K N Arif
Kavungal Nambillath House, Kondotty P.O, Colony Road, Malappuram - 673 638, Kerala
India

We report a case of Waardenburg Syndrome (WS) who underwent simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation and the evolution of auditory performance over a 5 year follow-up. Examination revealed a white forelock with iris heterochromia and confluent eyebrows (synophoris). Audiometric evaluation revealed bilateral profound sensorineural hearing loss. High resolution tomography of temporal bone showed normal inner ear anatomy and subsequently child underwent bilateral cochlear implantation which was followed by regular postoperative rehabilitation and speech therapy.


How to cite this article:
Arif K N, Passey J C, Ali MR, Devi TM. Simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation in a case of Waardenburg syndrome – A case report and review of literature.J Mahatma Gandhi Inst Med Sci 2021;26:56-58


How to cite this URL:
Arif K N, Passey J C, Ali MR, Devi TM. Simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation in a case of Waardenburg syndrome – A case report and review of literature. J Mahatma Gandhi Inst Med Sci [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Sep 26 ];26:56-58
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