perilymph


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the bodily fluid that fills the space between the bony labyrinth and the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear

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Gadolinium uptake in the rat inner ear perilymph evaluated with 4.
In two patients (8%) the air-bone gap improved to less 20 dB, recurrent conductive hearing loss (due piston slipping) was seen in one patient (4%), and no cases of perilymph fistula, reparative granuloma, labyrinthitis, tinnitus facial palsy and perforation of the tympanic membrane were recorded.
As it now seems safe with both CSF and perilymph we cannot identify specific contraindications for use in ear surgery.
Perilymph fistula's symptoms are like those of multiple sclerosis.
Perilymph fistula, for example, may disorient persons to the degree that they cannot move about or deal with complex visual fields without acute distress.
Many experts on Meniere's disease think that a rupture of the membranous labyrinth allows the endolymph to mix with perilymph, another inner ear fluid that occupies the space between the membranous labyrinth and the bony inner ear.
Informed consent was obtained from the parents for perilymph liquid sampling for viral culture and detection of CMV DNA.
10) Similarly Kovar (1973) reported thickening of the vessel walls in the stria vascularis and spiral ligament as well as hemorrhage in the modiolus, perilymph and endolymph.
Additionally, the cochlea is a closed space and minor changes in the endolymph and perilymph can affect its function.
Therefore, all patients with RM in association with auditory or visual symptoms should be evaluated to exclude occult perilymph leak.
Surgery for otosclerosis always creates a perilymph fistula resulting in vertigo.
The ototoxic effects of loop diuretics seem to be associated with the stria vascularis, which is affected by changes in the ionic gradients between the perilymph and endolymph.
concentrations in mammals and bathes the apical surface of the hair cells; perilymph, resembling cerebrospinal fluid, bathes the basolateral surfaces.
1997), in relation to the labyrinth lymphatic drainage mechanisms and based on Young (1952) discoveries, suggested that the mechanical obstruction of the pharyngotympanic tube by TMJ inflammation or muscular cause could involve the lymphatic channels coming from the labyrinth to the middle ear and the retro-naso-pharyngeal lymph nodes which can diminish the outflow of perilymph.