Mondini, C.

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Mondini,

C., Italian physician, 1729-1803.
Mondini deafness - congenital deafness.
Mondini deformity
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A total of 7 radiologically distinct inner ear malformations were detected in 19 (23%) children including sclerotic cochlea as a sequela of meningitis (n=6), Mondini deformity (n=3), cochlea dysplasia (n=3), large vestibular aqueduct syndrome (LVAS) (n=3), large internal auditory canal (n=2), semicircular canal aplasia (n=1), and semicircular canal dysplasia (n=1).
These malformations included sclerotic cochlea as a sequela of meningitis (n=6), Mondini deformity (n=3), cochlea dysplasia (n=3), LVAS (n=3), large internal auditory canal (n=2), semicircular canal aplasia (n=1), and semicircular canal dysplasia (n=1).
(6) Incomplete partition type II (Mondini deformity): the cochlea consists of 1.5 turns in which the middle and apical turns coalesce to form a cystic apex, accompanied by a dilated vestibule and enlarged VA.
In 32 (41%) inner ears, cochlea was of incomplete partition type-II (IP-II), means Mondini deformity, in this type the cochlea consists of 1.5 turns in which the middle and apical turns coalesce to form a cystic apex, accompanied by a dilated vestibule and enlarged vestibular aqueduct.
Preoperative high-resolution computed tomography of the temporal bones showed bilateral inner ear malformations of both the cochlear and vestibular labyrinth, conditions consistent with bilateral Mondini deformity (5).