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Synonyms for sac

an enclosed space

a case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule

a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in Wisconsin in the Fox River valley and on the shores of Green Bay


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Moreover, the increased levels of IgA in the epithelial cells of the inner ear and in the endolymphatic sac has been demonstrated, with inflammatory conditions.
von Hippel-Lindau disease: Surveillance strategy for endolymphatic sac tumours.
Endolymphatic sac tumor: A report of 3 cases and discussion of management.
Older theories of ELH postulated that obstructions to the flow of endolymph, from its production by the stria vascularis, passing through the endolymphatic duct (ELD), to its resorption in the endolymphatic sac (ELS), lead to the development of ELH [49].
SLC26A4 is normally found in the cochlea and vestibular organs of the inner ear as well as in the endolymphatic sac, which is a non-sensory part of the inner ear.
Endolymphatic sac tumors: The endolymphatic sac is located in the inner ear within the vestibular aqueduct.
19) This intriguing result has been reported in other vHL-related tumors besides RCC and HAB, such as endolymphatic sac tumors, (20) and underscores the association between biochemical markers like the carbonic anhydrases and tumor progression (see below).
Endolymphatic sac surgery: Patients are hospitalised overnight and this surgery relieves the dizziness in about 75 per cent of patients and is maintained in 50-60 per cent of cases.
When asked what they would offer if initial treatment failed, respondents chose the Meniett[R] device first and most frequently over therapies such as intratympanic corticosteroids, endolymphatic sac mastoid shunt, intratympanic gentamicin perfusion and endolymphatic sac vein decompression.
19) Kinoshita and Tomiyama showed that direct injection of the antigen into the endolymphatic sac region of guinea pigs caused expression of MPO at the endolymphatic sac, organ of Corti, and crista ampullaris.
The results suggest that diabetic SNHL results from microangiopathic involvement of the endolymphatic sac and basilar membrane vessels.
Endolymphatic sac tumor (ELST) is a papillary epithelial neoplasm arising within the endolymphatic sac/ duct that shows a high association with von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL).
Other diagnostic considerations for destructive lesions in the mastoid include endolymphatic sac tumors and contiguous lesions from nasopharyngeal carcinoma and paragangliomas.
The hydrodynamic model may help explain how symptoms of Meniere disease can be caused by obstructing lesions of the endolymphatic sac and how these symptoms are relieved by the Meniett device, an alternating pressure generator.