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December 1995

Idiopathic Perilymphatic Fistulas

Author Affiliations

Winston-Salem, NC

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1995;121(12):1436. doi:10.1001/archotol.1995.01890120092023
Abstract

I want to bring to your attention an error in the text of our recent article.1 On page 413, middle column, the sentence reads, "he underwent vestibular tests, the results of which showed a right-sided mild canal paresis and spontaneous horizontal nystagmus to the left, which was accentuated with position changing, most vigorous during right-sided Hallpike positioning." The sentence should have read, "he underwent vestibular tests, the results of which showed a right-sided mild canal paresis and a weak spontaneous horizontal nystagmus to the right, which was accentuated with position changing, most vigorous during right-sided Hallpike positioning."

I owe recognition of this error to Iain W. S. Mair, MD, PhD, of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway. He points out that the statements on pages 413 and 418 are contradictory. Dr Mair and I are acquaintances from our time together at the University of Chicago in

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