Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome and VEMPs: Detection of Hypersensitivity of the Vestibular System to Sound


Hypersensitivity of the vestibular system to sound is known as the Tullio phenomenon [1]. Clinically, the Tullio phenomenon has been reported in association with various diseases, including congenital syphilis, congenital deafness, Meniere’s disease, and perilymph fistula [2-5]. A fistula opening into the labyrinth (a third window) and pathological contiguity of the tympanoossicular chain and the membranous labyrinth have been assumed to be mechanisms of the Tullio phenomenon [3, 6].


Conductive Hearing Loss Vestibular Evoke Myogenic Potential Myogenic Potential Congenital Syphilis Membranous Labyrinth 
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