Endovascular coiling of large mastoid emissary vein causing pulsatile tinnitus
The association of large mastoid emissary veins and pulsatile tinnitus has been reported. However, therapeutic options for this condition remain limited. We report a case of endovascular coiling of a large mastoid emissary vein in a patient with disabling pulsatile tinnitus with significant improvement of symptoms. To our knowledge, endovascular coiling of large mastoid emissary vein causing pulsatile tinnitus has not been reported.
Pulsatile tinnitus; coil embolization; mastoid emissary vein.