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(ĕn′dō-lĭmf) [″ + L. lympha, clear fluid]
A pale transparent fluid within the vestibular labyrinth of the inner ear. Endolymph differs in composition from the perilymph that is outside the vestibular labyrinth: endolymph is similar to intracellular fluid; perilymph, to extracellular cerebrospinal fluid.
endolymphatic (-lĭm-făt′ĭk), adjective
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Vasopressin induces endolymphatic hydrops in mouse inner ear, as evaluated with repeated 9.4 T MRI.
Maintenance of overall system equilibrium across the membranous labyrinth requires that the RC products of both the perilymphatic (p) and endolymphatic (e) systems be equal--that is: [R.sub.p] [C.sub.p] = [R.sub.e] [C.sub.e].
Relationship between immune complex and total hemolytic complement in endolymphatic hydrops.
ELHnet: a convolutional neural network for classifying cochlear endolymphatic hydrops imaged with optical coherence tomography.
The evolution of hearing loss over time was studied in endolymphatic hydrops [7], but not in SSNHL.
They cover otosclerosis surgery; chronic ear disease surgery; canalplasty; cholesterol granuloma; cerebral spinal fluid leaks, encephalocele,or pseudo-meningocele; posterior fossa tumor surgery; glomus tumors; hypoglossal foramen and foreman magnum tumors; endolymphatic sac tumors; carcinoma involving the temporal bone; implantable middle ear devices; cochlear implant surgery; auditory brainstem implant; surgery for Meniere disease; repair of superior semicircular canal dehiscence; surgery for benign positional postural vertigo; facial decompression; and facial nerve repair and facial palsy rehabilitation.
VHL is characterized by hemangioblastomas of the retina and central nervous system (CNS); renal cysts; clear cell carcinoma; pheochromocytomas (PCC); endolymphatic sac tumors; cystadenomas of the epididymis in males and broad ligament of uterus in females; pancreatic cysts, cystadenomas and neuroendocrine tumors (1,2).
The findings indicate more severe cochlear degeneration on the AN side: greater inner and outer hair cell loss in the organ of Corti, cochlear neuronal loss, stria vascularis degeneration, higher occurrence of endolymphatic hydrops and an acidophilic-staining precipitate within the inner ear fluid spaces.
Patients with history of head trauma, stroke, severe psychiatric disturbances (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression), chronic ear diseases (otosclerosis, Meniere disease, endolymphatic hydrops, and hearing neuropathy), or diagnosis of vestibular schwannoma, dialytic chronic renal disease, and other neurodegenerative diseases were excluded.
Internal and external openings of the endolymphatic duct are also preserved (Fig.
An increased frequency of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, endolymphatic sac tumors, epididymal tumors, and benign cysts in the pancreas and the kidneys is also reported.