Mondini dysplasia with paradoxical cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea.

  title={Mondini dysplasia with paradoxical cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea.},
  author={Dasari Samuel Deenadayal and Madisetty Naveen Kumar and Sudhakshin Pandaredathil and Saif Hameed Patel},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={143 6},
The reported incidence of Mondini dysplasia in young children is from 1:1000 to 1:2000. Mondini defect accounts for 50 percent of the cases of sensory neural hearing loss unassociated with any known syndrome. Mondini defect, which was first described by Mondini in 1791, is a developmental anomaly of otic capsules with an arrest in the development of cochlear modiolus in the seventh fetal week. Cerebrospinal fistula associated with Mondini defect usually presents in the first five to 10 years of… CONTINUE READING


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