Cochlear and vestibular epithelia from a patient with Menière's disease: a case study.

  title={Cochlear and vestibular epithelia from a patient with Meni{\`e}re's disease: a case study.},
  author={Kathleen C Horner},
  journal={Scanning microscopy},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={1115-27; discussion 1127-8}
Scanning electron microscopy observations were carried out on the cochlear and vestibular epithelia of the left temporal bone of a Menière's patient. There was almost complete absence of hair cells in the basal turn of the cochlea. The outer hair cells of the second turn presented an abnormal shortening of the shorter stereocilia within a tuft, reminiscent… CONTINUE READING