Labyrinthinefistula almost always stems as a complication of chronic otitis media with cholesteatoma. … Labyrinthinefistula 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 labyrinthinefistula and the most common location is the lateral semicircular canal.
. - R Tien, WP Dillon, RK Jackler - American Journal of , 1990 - Am Roentgen Ray Soc Complications associated with labyrinthinefistula in surgery for chronic otitis media … E xtracranial complications may include mastoiditis, postauricular abscess, petrous apicitis, labyrinthinefistula, 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
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
The margins of many labyrinthinefistulae show evidence of new bone formation. … Labyrinthinefistula 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 labyrinthinefistula is present the patient will feel giddy and will have nystagmus.
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