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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Mühlau, M; Rauschecker, JP; Oestreicher, E; Gaser, C; Röttinger, M; Wohlschläger, AM; Simon, F; Etgen, T; Conrad, B; Sander, D 
Title:
Structural brain changes in tinnitus. 
Abstract:
Tinnitus is a common but poorly understood disorder characterized by ringing or buzzing in the ear. Central mechanisms must play a crucial role in generating this auditory phantom sensation as it persists in most cases after severing the auditory nerve. One hypothesis states that tinnitus is caused by a reorganization of tonotopic maps in the auditory cortex, which leads to an overrepresentation of tinnitus frequencies. Moreover, the participation of the limbic system in generating tinnitus has...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Cereb Cortex 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
16 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1283-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1047-3211 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik; Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik; r Radiologie