Large vestibular aqueduct syndrome and stapes fixation

A. Shirazi, J. E. Fenton, P. A. Fagan*

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    An abnormally large vestibular aqueduct has a well recognized association with inner ear anomalies and it has been assumed previously to be a variant of a Mondini type of deformity. The sole radiological finding in some patients with progressive sensorineural loss has been a large vestibular aqueduct, which is now accepted as a separate clinical entity, i.e. the large vestibular aqueduct syndrome (LVAS). A case is presented which is believed to be the first reported with unilateral LVAS and stapes fixation and also the first stapes gusher described in association with LVAS.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)989-990
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of Laryngology and Otology
    Issue number11
    Publication statusPublished - 1994


    • Hearing loss
    • Stapes surgery
    • Vestibular aqueduct


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