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Case Report The Comparison of the Magnetic Resonance Images in the Patient With Definite Meniere’s Disease Before and After Endolymphatic Sac Decompression
Mi Joo Kim, Gyu Cheol Han, Seung Won Chung

Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Gachon University Gill Medical Center, Incheon, Korea.
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Endolymphatic hydrops is believed to be underlying pathophysiology of Meniere’s disease. The degree of endolymphatic hydrops observed by MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) in patients with Meniere’s disease offers a new method to study the progression of Meniere’s disease. There have been multiple attempts to diagnose Meniere’s disease with the help of radiologic tests including MRI in Korea. We describe a case report of a patient with Meniere’s who showed changes of endolymphatic sac in MRI after endolymphatic sac decompression.

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