Table 5

Cellular vacuolization of epithelial cells in vestibular endorgans harvested from patients with Meniere's disease.

Patient Number

Utricle

Saccule

HSCC

SSCC


1

N

Y

Y

-

2

Y

Y

Y

-

3

Y

-

Y

-

4

Y

-

-

N

5

Y

-

Y

Y

6

Y

-

N

-

7

Y

Y

Y

Y

8

Y

-

N

-

9

Y

-

Y

-

10

Y

-

Y

-

11

Y

-

N

-

12

Y

-

-

-

13

Y

-

N

-

14

Y

-

Y

Y

15

Y

-

-

-

16

N

N

Y

Y

17

N

-

-

-


% with cellular vacuolization

82%

75%

69%

80%


HSCC, horizontal semicircular canal crista ampullaris; SSCC, superior semicircular canal crista ampullaris; Y, presence of epithelial cellular vacuolization detected; N, absence of epithelial cellular vacuolization, - = tissue non-available.

McCall et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2009 9:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-9-4

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