coherent tinnitus
   A term used to denote a subtype of *tinnitus (i.e. 'ringing in the ears') presenting as a single, centred, auditory percept. Regarding its patho-physiology, coherent tinnitus is associated primarily with a single central lesion, or, alternatively, with bilateral peripheral lesions producing similar * nonverbal auditory hallucinations. The term coherent tinnitus is used in opposition to the term * incoherent tinnitus.
   References
   Henry, J.A., Dennis, K.C., Schechter, M.A. (2005). General review oftinnitus: Prevalence, mechanisms, effects, and management. Journal ofSpeech, Language, and Hearing Research, 48, 1204-1235.

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