Mondini dysplasia associated to recurrent bacterial meningitis-a clinical and imaging correlation. Rev Cubana Pediatr [online]. , vol, n.1, pp Mondini dysplasia is a type of inner ear malformation that is present at birth . Villamar M, del Castillo I, Moreno F. Sensorineural hearing loss and Mondini. Mondini malformation is a historical term used to described incomplete partition type II anomaly with large vestibular aqueduct. Terminology The term is often.

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Hearing loss is often progressive and because of the associated widened vestibular aqueduct may progress in a step-wise fashion associated with minor head trauma.

Ossicles had a normal configuration. Patients have sensorineural hearing loss, which is usually bilateral. This article about a disease of the ear and mastoid process is a stub. The hearing loss can deteriorate over time either gradually or in a step-wise fashion, or may be profound from birth. The term is often used inappropriately to describe any cochlear abnormality, rather than a specific type of cochlear hypoplasia.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Vestibular function is also often affected. To describe audiometric characteristics and middle and inner ear malformations in two patients with velocardiofacial syndrome.

The audiological evaluation shows a conductive hearing loss, with air thresholds around 40 to 50dB HL on the right side and 25 to 30dB HL on the left, with normal bone thresholds, between 0 and 10 dB Disllasia bilaterally.

CT of temporal bones shows a bilateral displasia of the lateral semicircular canals, which are shorter in comparison with kondini posterior and superior semicircular canals, globosity of vestibules Picture 2 and 3 and mild pericochlear radiolucent foci Picture 4.


The CT of temporal bones shows signs of bilateral inflammatory otomastoidopathy, a common cavity between the vestibule and the lateral semicircular canal on the right side and an assimetry of the lateral semicircular canal on the left Picture 1.

Moneini Learn how and when to remove this template message. CT showing bilateral inflammatory otomastoidopathy and a common cavity between the vestibule and the lateral semicircular canal at right arrow inA.

A new syndrome involving cleft palate, cardiac anomalies, typical facies, and learning disabilities: Middle and inner ear malformations were foud in two children with VCFS.

It was also confirmed that she suffered severe neurosensory hypoacusis in her left ear. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. Mondini dysplasia has been associated with thalidomide and rubella embryopathies as well as a number of syndromes:.

Mondini dysplasia Mondini malformation Mondini dysplasia Mondini deformity Mondini deformity Mondini’s malformation Mondini anomaly. While the hearing loss is sensorineural a conductive element may exist probably because of the third window effect of the widened vestibular aqueduct. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

High-resolution computerized axial tomography of the ear axial and coronal planes evinced the cochlear and vestibular malformation, with tissue of the middle ear communicating directly with the inner ear of the left size at the oval window. This is the case of 12 years-old girl who was attended to at the pediatric and otorhinolaryngology service of “William Soler” university pediatric hospital because she presented with three meningoencephalic infections from which Streptococcus pneumonia serotype 19F was isolated.

Mondini dysplasia – Wikipedia

Velocardiofacial syndrome with facia and pinna asymetries. Am J Med Genet. Addicional eye findings in a girl with the velo-cardio-facial dieplasia [letter]. Although considered as one of the most frequent syndromes associated with cleft palate 6it is not frequently recognized in the pediatrics practice.


Recently, middle and inner ear malformations have been described in VCFS.

Displasia de Mondini asociada a meningitis bacteriana recurrente, correlación clínico-imagenológica

The Mondini dysplasia describes a cochlea with incomplete partitioning and a reduced number of turns, an enlarged vestibular aqueduct and a dilated vestibule. This article aims at describing and characterizing the middle and inner ear malformations found in two Brazilian boys with the VCFS. Abnormal carotid arteries in the velocardiofacial syndrome: This paper underlined the importance of the clinical suspicion of Mondini disease, and the scientific impact of the computerized axial tomography of the temporal bone in order to early mondiini the congenital fistula in the inner ear associated to recurrent bacterial meningitis.

Assimetry of the lateral semicircular canal ds left arrows in B.

Mondini dysplasia

It is considered that fe occurrence of this malformation results from the disruption of the embryonal development on the 7th week of gestation when the cochlear development ceases. Views Read Edit View history. Tympanometry curve type Omndini and absence of acoustical reflex bilaterally. The oral examination shows a hypoplastic uvula, a short palate with reduced elevation movements.

Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: He had a minor delay in his motor development and a heart murmur dysfunction that was monitored by a cardiologist.