The Suspicious Case of Van Gogh’s Pinna

So where does Audiology meet Art History?   One of the first classics at HHTM was the discussion of how Vincent van Gogh really lost his pinna.  While some feel that he just wacked off his right pinna with a knife….there is another version of the story that we found at Hearing International originally posted…

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Living with Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome

by Philippa Thomson Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome (SCDS) is a rare condition compared to other causes of dizziness.  Hain (2016) has diagnosed 46 patients compared to several thousand with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV).  Thus, SCDS is much less prevalent than BPPV which is known to affect 2% of the population. As it is…

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