Spontaneous and traumatic perilymph fistulas.

  title={Spontaneous and traumatic perilymph fistulas.},
  author={S R Althaus},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={87 3},
Clinicians have been aware of the problem of post-stapedectomy perilymph fistulas for some time. The existence of non-surgical oval and round window fistulas has been known and was first described in detail by Fee in 1968. This paper concerns a small series of patients with spontaneous and traumatic perilymph fistulas. Five oval window fistulas and one round window fistula are reported. Clinical features, audiometric, radiographic and vestibular findings are discussed. The etiology of traumatic… CONTINUE READING