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Perilymph fistula

Perilymph fistula: Introduction

An abnormal opening, tear or defect in the membranes separating the fluid filled inner ear and the middle ear. The condition means that changes in middle ear pressure affect the inner ear more readily and produce symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo and nausea. The condition can occur as a result of a head injury, severe ear infections, big changes in atmospheric pressure (e.g. scuba diving) or as a congenital defect. The fistula often heals itself but surgical repair may be necessary. It is also called a perilymphatic fistula or labyrinthine fistula. ...more »

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Perilymph fistula is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Perilymph fistula, or a subtype of Perilymph fistula, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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