perilymphatic space


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per·i·lym·phat·ic space

[TA]
space between the bony and membranous portions of the labyrinth.

per·i·lym·phat·ic space

(per'i-lim-fat'ik spās) [TA]
Space between the bony and membranous portions of the labyrinth.
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The cochlear aqueduct, which connects the perilymphatic space to the CSF-filled subarachnoid space, influences the relationship between low CSF pressure and hearing impairment.
The first is the hydrodynamic explosive route, in which increased intracranial pressure is transmitted to the perilymphatic space through a patent cochlear aqueduct or internal auditory canal, causing a rupture at either the oval or round window.
The underlying anomaly in PG is an abnormal communication between the subarachnoid space and the perilymphatic space.