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Figure 3: Probable site of translabyrinthine fistulae. HRCT of the temporal bone. An open fundus (straight arrow) of the IAC, communicating with the cochlea due to absent cribriform plate, which could be a probable site of communication between the subarachnoid space and inner ear. Wide oval window (zigzag arrow) and round window (curved arrow) - probable sites of communication between the inner ear and middle ear. Stapes is indicated with straight block arrow

Figure 3: Probable site of translabyrinthine fistulae. HRCT of the temporal bone. An open fundus (straight arrow) of the IAC, communicating with the cochlea due to absent cribriform plate, which could be a probable site of communication between the subarachnoid space and inner ear. Wide oval window (zigzag arrow) and round window (curved arrow) - probable sites of communication between the inner ear and middle ear. Stapes is indicated with straight block arrow