Jana Urbahnke, Max Rohde, Benjamin Rasmussen, Willy Krone & Armin Azari Jafari:
Vestibular schwannoma as possible cause for auditory hallucinations in a woman with schizophrenia
Ugeskr Læger 2019;181:V08190465
At the age of 28 a female patient with schizophrenia was diagnosed with a cystic vestibular schwannoma. Since her teenage years, the patient had been showing psychiatric symptoms and had suffered from vertigo and auditory hallucinations, and since adulthood the symptoms were unilateral perceptive hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo. In patients with psychiatric disorders, clinicians should be especially aware of changes in persistent symptoms or onset of new symptoms not to overlook any organic disease.