Otolaryngology Book


Perilymphatic Fistula

Aka: Perilymphatic Fistula, Hennebert's Sign, Hennebert's Syndrome
  1. See Also
    1. Vertigo
    2. Vertigo Causes
    3. Peripheral Causes of Vertigo
    4. Central Causes of Vertigo
    5. Vertigo Management
    6. Meniere's Disease
    7. Motion Sickness
    8. Vestibular Neuronitis
    9. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
    10. Acute Labyrinthitis
    11. Bacterial Labyrinthitis (Acute Suppurative Labyrinthitis)
    12. HiNTs Exam (Three-Step Bedside Oculomotor Examination)
    13. Horizontal Head Impulse Test (Head Thrust Test, h-HIT)
    14. Nystagmus
    15. Skew Deviation (Vertical Ocular Misalignment, Vertical Heterotropia, Vertical Strabismus)
    16. Dix-Hallpike Maneuver
    17. Dizziness
    18. Dysequilibrium
    19. Syncope
    20. Light Headedness
  2. Definition
    1. Communication between inner and middle ear
  3. Causes
    1. Direct blow to ear
    2. Scuba related barotrauma
    3. Excessive straining on stooling, lifting, sneezing
  4. Pathophysiology
    1. Peripheral Cause of Vertigo
  5. Symptoms
    1. Vertigo
    2. Associated with Hearing Loss
  6. Signs: Hennebert's Sign
    1. Pressure applied to tragus and external auditory meatus
      1. Pneumatic Otoscopy may also induce
    2. Results in Vertigo or Nystagmus when fistula present

Hennebert's syndrome (C0275869)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 40782004
English Hennebert syndrome, Hennebert's syndrome, Luetic-otitic-nystagmus, Hennebert's syndrome (disorder)
Spanish nistagmo luético - otítico, síndrome de Hennebert (trastorno), síndrome de Hennebert
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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