Vestibular Sense Organs

Temporal Bone Image Library

  • Title: Vestibular Hair Cells
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • Title: Normal, L-311
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 652
  • Comments: Female aged 63 years, PM time 8 hour
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 63
  • otologic_dx:

    Normal temporal bones with excellent histological preparation, bilateral

  • Title: Normal, L-311
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 652
  • Comments: Female aged 63 years, PM time 8 hour
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 63
  • otologic_dx:

    Normal temporal bones with excellent histological preparation, bilateral

  • Title: Normal lateral canal crista, R-61
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 672
  • Comments: This case is that of a 54-year old female who died of bronchogenic carcinoma. She had no otologic symptoms. Both inner ears are normal. The lateral canal crista is shown. The postmortem time was 19 hours.
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 54
  • Title: Normal lateral canal crista, R-61
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 672
  • Comments: This case is that of a 54-year old female who died of bronchogenic carcinoma. She had no otologic symptoms. Both inner ears are normal. The lateral canal crista is shown. The postmortem time was 19 hours.
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 54
  • otologic_dx:

    Normal

  • Title: Saccule and utricle, L-200
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 958
  • Comments: Normal Saccule and Utricle
  • Gender: Male
  • Age(yrs.): 79
  • otologic_dx:

    Clinical:

    1.Meniere’s disease, right

    2.Presbycusis, left

    Histopathologic:

    1.Endolymphatic hydrops, moderate to severe, involving cochlea, saccule, inferior utricular recess, and posterior canal ampulla, right

    2.Rupture, premortem, inferior utricular reces

  • Title: Saccule and utricle, L-141
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 645
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 68
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Atrophy of the stria vascularis, patchy, apical region of the cochlea

    2. Developmental defect in the utricular macula

    3. opening in the posterior semicircular duct, etiology undetermined

  • Title: Saccule, macula, L-190
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 441
  • Comments: Normal saccule from 7 month old infant
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 1
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Subacute hyperplastic otitis media and mastoiditis, right

    2. Normal left ear, 8-month-old infant

  • Title: Saccule, L 221
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 393
  • Comments: Renal failure secondary to diabetes
  • Gender: Male
  • Age(yrs.): 53
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Organ of Corti, compression, severe, bilateral

    2. Internal auditory meatus, arachnoid cyst, bilateral

    3. Incudal fossa, posterior, cartilage rest, left

  • Title: UE Valve, R 211
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 878
  • Comments: Arnold-Chiari malformation with hydrocephalus and meningomyelocele
  • Gender: Female
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Normal temporal bones

    2. Terminal, mild, bilateral otitis media

  • Title: UE Valve, R 211
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 878
  • Comments: Arnold-Chiari malformation with hydrocephalus and meningomyelocele
  • Gender: Female
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Normal temporal bones

    2. Terminal, mild, bilateral otitis media

  • Title: Endolymphatic sac, L-155
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • Title: Dark cells
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • Title: Dark cells
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • Title: Dark cells
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • Title: Singular canal and nerve, L 271
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 922
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 83
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Sensorineural hearing loss, sudden, presumably of vascular etiology, right

    2. Apical cochlear lesion, characterized by degeneration of sensory and neural tissues and a
    fibro-osseous response, right

    3. Presbycusis, mixed, strial and neural, left

    4. Ret

  • Title: Crista neglecta, L 284
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 346
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 77
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Paroxysmal positional vertigo

    2. Deposit on cupula of left posterior semicircular canal

    3. Primary neural degeneration, presbycusis type

  • Title: Crista neglecta, L 282
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 346
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 77
  • otologic_dx:

    1. Paroxysmal positional vertigo

    2. Deposit on cupula of left posterior semicircular canal

    3. Primary neural degeneration, presbycusis type

  • Title: Absent UE valve, R-181
  • Chapter: Anatomy
  • Chapter section: Vestibular Sense Organs
  • TB Case Number: 1023
  • Comments: 76 yr old woman with presbycusis. The utricular duct and utriculo-endlolymphatic valve are absent, as an anatomical variant. There is no apparent functional consequence.
  • Gender: Female
  • Age(yrs.): 44
  • otologic_dx:

    Clinical:

    1. Moderate sensorineural hearing loss, downsloping, consistent with presbycusis, right

    2. Profound sensorineural hearing loss, unknown etiology, left

    3. Peripheral vestibular lesion, left

    Histopathological:

    1. Chronic inactive otitis media with