A case of transient auditory agnosia and schizophrenia

Jin Kanzaki, Tatsuhiko Harada, Sho Kanzaki

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We report a case of transient functional auditory agnosia and schizophrenia and discuss their relationship. A 30-year-old woman with schizophrenia reporting bilateral hearing loss was found in history taking to be able to hear but could neither understand speech nor discriminate among environmental sounds. Audiometry clarified normal but low speech discrimination. Otoacoustic emission and auditory brainstem response were normal. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) elsewhere evidenced no abnormal findings. We assumed that taking care of her grandparents who had been discharged from the hospital had unduly stressed her, and her condition improved shortly after she stopped caring for them, returned home and started taking a minor tranquilizer.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)133-138
ページ数6
ジャーナルJournal of Otolaryngology of Japan
114
発行部数3
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2011 3

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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