Barany sign


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Bá·rá·ny sign

(bah'rah-nē),
in cases of ear disease, in which the vestibule is healthy, injection into the external auditory canal of water below the body temperature will cause rotatory nystagmus toward the opposite side; when the injected fluid is above the body temperature the nystagmus will be toward the injected side; if the labyrinth is diseased or nonfunctional there may be diminished or absent nystagmus.
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Bárány sign

Rotational nystagmus to the side opposite of the external auditory canal irrigated with cold water, and to the same side when the ear is irrigated with warm water. A positive Bárány sign suggests inner-ear disease with intact vestibular function.
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Bá·rá·ny sign

(bah'rah-nē sīn)
In cases of ear disease, in which the vestibule is healthy, injection into the external auditory canal of water below the body temperature will cause rotatory nystagmus toward the opposite side; when the injected fluid is above the body temperature the nystagmus will be toward the injected side; if the labyrinth is diseased or nonfunctional there may be diminished or absent nystagmus.
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Bárány,

Robert, Austrian-Hungarian otologist and Nobel laureate, 1876-1936.
Bárány alarm apparatus
Bárány apparatus
Bárány box
Bárány caloric test - a test for vestibular function. Synonym(s): caloric test; nystagmus test
Bárány chair
Bárány noise apparatus
Bárány noise apparatus whistle
Bárány sign - nystagmus induced by injecting either hot or cold water into the external ear canal in the caloric test.
Bárány syndrome - the direction of a fall is influenced by changing head position in the presence of equilibrium disturbance.
Bárány test
positional vertigo of Bárány - brief attacks of paroxysmal vertigo and nystagmus due to labyrinthine dysfunction. Synonym(s): benign positional vertigo
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