Stapes prosthesis - medial migration

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Stapes prosthesis applied for conductive deafness. Presently, complains of hearing loss.

Patient Data

Age: 30-40
Gender: Male

Medially migrated stapes prosthesis is evident traversing the oval window, consistent with vestibular perforation. 

Case Discussion

Stapes prosthesis with medial migration and vestibular perforation. This is one of the recognised complications. 

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Case information

rID: 5343
Published: 28th Sep 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Tag: ear
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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