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endolymph

[′en·də‚limf]
(physiology)
The lymph fluid found in the membranous labyrinth of the ear.
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Our study provides the proof-of-concept that a therapy aimed at repairing the endolymphatic sac during embryonic development is sufficient to restore a lifetime of normal hearing and balance," Wangemann said.
The best diagnostic clues on imaging for an endolymphatic sac tumor include its characteristic location in addition to central calcified deposits and bone spicules on CT along with intratumoral high signal intensity on noncontrast T1 MRI evaluation (1-3).
Gloor E, Schnyder P, Cikes M, et al: Endolymphatic stromal myosis.
The pathologic findings include multiple HABs (usually retinal, cerebellar, or spinal), RCC, pheochromocytoma, islet cell tumors of the pancreas, endolymphatic sac tumors of the inner ear, and papillary cystadenomas of the epididymis or broad ligament, as well as cysts and other benign neoplasms of the pancreas, kidney, and liver.
Pathophysiology of Meniere's syndrome: Are symptoms caused by endolymphatic hydrops?
As the name implies, the endolymphatic duct/sac system within the posterior petrous bone is affected by the tumor.
The endolymphatic sac: Its importance in inner ear immune responses.
According to this model, two contiguous fluidic systems--the perilymphatic system and the endolymphatic system--are in hydrostatic equilibrium across a compliant membrane.
Autoimmune endolymphatic hydrops: Five-year review.
1,4,5,10) The resultant endolymphatic movement leads to deflection of the superior canal cupula away from the utricle (ampullofugal flow).
Based on our clinical experience and histopathologic studies, the two most common causes are viral endolymphatic labyrinthitis and middle ear/inner ear interaction:
This condition is believed to be caused by an elevated level of endolymphatic pressure, which is likely due to poor absorption from the endolymphatic sac or excess secretion of endolymph, and results in distention of Reissner's membrane.