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Original Article
December 1977

Posttraumatic Endolymphatic Hydrops

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1977;103(12):725-726. doi:10.1001/archotol.1977.00780290061007

• A case of posttraumatic endolymphatic hydrops that was confirmed by a positive glycerin test is reported. Although head trauma has been implicated as a cause of hydrops, few such cases are reported in the literature. Careful consideration of perilymphatic fistula must be accorded before a diagnosis of posttraumatic hydrops is made.

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