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Assessment of Third Mobile Window Syndromes

Last month’s post was an introduction to Third Mobile Window Syndromes (TMWS) in general. This month’s post will focus on the diagnostic techniques that may be helpful in the diagnosis of a TMWS. Diagnosis is often reached through a combination of measures including vestibular and hearing tests, imaging with CT scan or MRI, as well…

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What are Third Mobile Window Syndromes?

Third mobile window syndromes (TMWS) are a relatively recent discovery but are an increasingly recognized pathology in otology. The hearing function of the human ear works by the pinna and the external auditory canal funneling sound to the eardrum. The eardrum vibrates once stimulated with the sound waves and moves the middle ear bones called…

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