Detection of viral DNA in the endolymphatic sac in Ménière's disease by in situ hybridization.

The main purpose of this study is to search for a viral etiology in Ménière's disease by examining the presence or absence of herpes family virus DNA in the endolymphatic sac (ES) using the in situ hybridization method. This was a prospective study with the ES from 10 patients with Ménière's disease and from 7 control cases without any pre-mortem ear… CONTINUE READING