large vestibular aqueduct syndrome


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large vestibular aqueduct syndrome

A form of inner ear dysplasia associated with a delayed onset of sensory neural hearing loss, which may be fluctuating and progressive. An enlarged vestibular aqueduct can be demonstrated on high-resolution CT scan.
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Pneumolabyrinth after cochlear implantation in large vestibular aqueduct syndrome. Otol Neurotol 2008;29:1037-8.
Large vestibular aqueduct syndrome (LVAS) was first described by Valvassori and Clemis in 1978 after reviewing polytomograms of the inner ear.
Naganawa, "Endolymphatic hydrops in superior canal dehiscence and large vestibular aqueduct syndromes," Laryngoscope, vol.
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