Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence: Pathophysiology and Surgical Outcomes

Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence: Pathophysiology and Surgical Outcomes Curr Otorhinolaryngol Rep (2017) 5:153–159 DOI 10.1007/s40136-017-0156-2 OTOLOGY: VESTIBULAR DISORDERS (J RUTKA, SECTION EDITOR) Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence: Pathophysiology and Surgical Outcomes 1,2 1 Gerard J. Gianoli & James S. Soileau Published online: 28 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract and the outcomes from intervention can aid the physician in Purpose of Review Knowledge regarding superior semicircu- directing the patients care most appropriately. lar canal dehiscence (SSCD) is quickly evolving. There are . . multiple aspects of SSCD that need to be considered in the Keywords Superior semicircular canal dehiscence Vertigo . . . diagnosis and treatment of this entity. Knowing the outcomes Tullio phenomenon Autophony Surgery Vestibulopathy from treatment, the neuro-otologist is better equipped in counseling the patient regarding prognosis and individualized best management options. Introduction Recent Findings Now going on nearly 20 years since its initial description in the literature, the treatment options for SSCD Superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD) can be de- have expanded and the results of treatment are being reported. fined both as an anatomic anomaly found on CT scan or at Unfortunately, with variations in techniques and small num- surgical exploration, and as a syndrome that frequently ac- bers reported, comparison Current Otorhinolaryngology Reports Springer Journals

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