Deterioration of Vestibular Cells in Labyrinthitis

Kaya, S. et al. (2017) Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 126(2) pp. 89 – 95

N0026113 Labyrinthitis
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Objective: To quantitatively assess the effect of serous labyrinthitis, suppurative labyrinthitis, and labyrinthitis ossificans on vestibular hair cells, dark cells, and transitional cells.

Conclusion: The loss of vestibular hair cells and degenerative changes in dark cells and transitional cells could affect vestibular function in patients with labyrinthitis.

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