56 Possible Causes for Labyrinthine Fistula in USA

  • Labyrinthine Fistula

    Labyrinthine fistula almost always stems as a complication of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma. … Labyrinthine fistula is defined as erosive loss of bone that lies over the labyrinth and it is almost exclusively seen as a complication of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma … About 5-10% of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma patients develop a labyrinthine fistula and the most common location is the lateral semicircular canal.[1]

  • Ear Surgery
    Labyrinthine Fistula

    Epidemiologie Geschlechtsverteilung Altersverteilung Selbsttest Cholesteatoma surgery: management of the labyrinthine fistula—a report of 97 cases - JL Sheehy, DE Brackmann[2]

  • Sinus Barotrauma

    The resulting labyrinthine fistula and perilymph leakage can permanently damage the inner ear. … This can create a labyrinthine fistula, which consequently can allow leakage of perilymph.[3] [4]

  • Mastoiditis
    Labyrinthine Fistula

    . - R Tien, WP Dillon, RK Jackler - American Journal of , 1990 - Am Roentgen Ray Soc Complications associated with labyrinthine fistula in surgery for chronic otitis media … E xtracranial complications may include mastoiditis, postauricular abscess, petrous apicitis, labyrinthine fistula, facial nerve paralysis, or acute suppurative labyrinthitis … fistula Facial paralysis: involvement of facial nerve Headache, meningismus, or altered mental status: meningitis Focal neurologic signs or seizure: brain abscess WORK UP[5] [6]

  • Otosclerosis

    These changes should not be mistaken with labyrinthine fistulae or middle and inner ear malformations 4 .[7]

  • Middle Ear Cholesteatoma
    Labyrinthine Fistula

    fistula, ossicular damage, meningitis, sigmoid sinus thrombosis or intracranial abscess. … damage the vicinal middle ear bone structure and also present with complications like chronic ear swelling, facial palsy, sometimes dizziness due to the development of a labyrinthine[8]

  • Chronic Otitis Media

    The margins of many labyrinthine fistulae show evidence of new bone formation. … Labyrinthine fistula MC in Lateral SCC and one of MC complication of COM (4-13% cases) Histologically, cholesteatoma matrix or granulation tissue becomes apposed to the endosteum … If labyrinthine fistula is present the patient will feel giddy and will have nystagmus.[9] [10]

  • Temporal Bone Fracture

    fistula (10,11) . … patients with transverse fracture, sometimes secondarily to transection of the cochlear nerve, injuries to labyrinthine structures or to the stapes footplate, which results in labyrinthine[11]

  • Tympanoplasty
    Labyrinthine Fistula
  • Stapedectomy
    Labyrinthine Fistula

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  2. Ohrchirurgie | SYMPTOMA.com, https://www.symptoma.com/de/info/ohrchirurgie
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  11. Temporal bone trauma and complications: computed tomography findings, http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0100-39842…