internal auditory artery


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Related to internal auditory artery: labyrinthine artery, Internal Auditory Canal, arteria labyrinthi
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Noun1.internal auditory artery - an artery that is a branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinthinternal auditory artery - an artery that is a branch of the basilar artery that supplies the labyrinth
inner ear, internal ear, labyrinth - a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Possible mechanisms of hearing loss include a rapid expansion of the tumor due to hemorrhage, edema or cyst formation, or compression of the internal auditory artery by the tumor in the internal auditory canal.
The absence of recent lesions in a cerebral MRI and the result of vHIT suggested a peripheral location of vascular injury within the area vascularized by the internal auditory artery (IAA) [5-7].
Possible explanations include compensatory endolymphatic hydrops, occlusion or vasospasm of the internal auditory artery, sympathetic cochleolabyrinthitis, acoustic trauma due to drill noise, and labyrinthine rupture from elevated intratympanic pressure.

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