Pathogenesis of experimental endolymphatic hydrops.

The protein content and the d.c. potential of the endolymph differs in the various parts of the endolymphatic space (cochlea, utricle, semicircular canals and endolymphatic sac) as also does the ion composition (chloride, potassium, sodium). 12 months after obliteration of the endolymphatic sac and duct in guinea pigs the d.c. potential falls, whereas, the… (More)