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perilymph

[′per·ə‚limpf]
(physiology)
The fluid separating the membranous from the osseous labyrinth of the internal ear.
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[38] Hearing results between 1) Statistically 1) the experienced non-significant and novice surgeon difference in ABG 2) Learning curve for (except at 4 kHz) the beginners 2) No learning curve with the described technique SN: serial number; ref: reference; n: number of ears operated; ABG: air--bone gap; dB: decibel; SSS: stapes suprastructures; THI: tinnitus handicap index; PLF: perilymphatic fistula; SNHL: sensorineural hearing loss; KTP: potassium titanyl phosphate; mm: millimeters; kHz: kilohertz
Several animal studies have demonstrated that intratympanic steroid administration reaches a higher perilymphatic concentration compared to oral or intravenous (IV) steroid administration (5, 6) and that the injected steroid is widely dispersed inside the spiral ligament, basilar membrane, organ of Corti, and spiral ganglion (14).
Caption: Figure 1: CT chest showing diffuse micronodules in all five of his lobes in a perilymphatic and centrilobular distribution, as well as a few scattered calcified granulomas.
Chest computed tomography revealed numerous miliary nodules in a perilymphatic pattern, large nodules in the bilateral lungs, and multiple enlarged mediastinal and hilar nodes (Figure 1).
The anterior pair is the endolymphatic foramina, and the second is the perilymphatic. A pair of occipital condyles can be observed in the posterior part of the neurocranium.
This phenomenon generally occurs as the result of an abnormal communication between the perilymphatic and subarachnoid spaces.
Perilymphatic nodules may be seen in association with findings of fibrosis in sarcoidosis when both active granulomatous disease and scarring are present.
A thoracic computer tomography revealed bilateral hilar, subcarinal, and aortopulmonary lymphadenopathies as well as perilymphatic and peribronchovascular nodules in both lungs.
Caption: Figure 2: (a) An axial chest CT scan showed extensive bronchovascular bundle and septal thickening, an upper lobe consolidative mass, and perilymphatic nodules in the left lung; these findings are consistent with the lymphangitic spread of the tumor.
In patients who have clinical evidence of sarcoidosis such as mediastinal adenopathy and peribronchovascular and perilymphatic lung nodules, the presence of a concurrent pancreatic mass lesion warrants tissue diagnosis to rule out malignancy.
In contrast to the perilymphatic distribution of LIP, follicular bronchiolitis involvement is limited to the airways with minimal peribronchial disease and lack of cysts on CT [11, 17].
The gene for X-linked progressive mixed deafness with perilymphatic gusher during stapes surgery (DFN3) is linked to PGK.