Vestibular sensory epithelia in patients with acoustic neurinoma.


The human vestibular sensory epithelia of the macula utriculi were examined ultrastructurally in 13 cases with acoustic neurinoma. The sensory epithelia were fairly well preserved, with several morphological changes such as lipofuscin granules, intraepithelial cysts, pyknosis, vacuoles, laminated structures, banded structures and degeneration of… (More)