• The symptoms, clinical evaluation, routes of formation, and repair of perilymph fistulas are reviewed. We report a case with oval and round window perilymph fistulas secondary to a gunshot wound. A radioactive pharmaceutical was injected into the subarachnoid space in the lumbar area. Subsequent radioactivity was detected at the sites of the fistulas. We discuss the implications and a suggested technique for fistula detection.
(Arch Otolaryngol 103:98-102, 1977)
Emmett JR, Staab EV, Fischer ND. Perilymph Fistulas Secondary to Gunshot Wound: Localization With a Radioactive Pharmaceutical. Arch Otolaryngol. 1977;103(2):98–102. doi:10.1001/archotol.1977.00780190078009
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