The mitochondrial A3243G mutation involves the peripheral vestibule as well as the cochlea
The A3243G mutation is associated with vestibular dysfunction involving both the superior and inferior vestibular nerve systems. Furthermore, our results from galvanic-VEMP testing suggests that a labyrinthine lesion is primarily responsible for the symptoms of vestibular dysfunction
from The Laryngoscope
Posted on July 27, 2011, in Research and tagged A3243G mutation, Level of Evidence: 2b, mitochondrial DNA, sensorineural hearing loss, vestibular dysfunction, vestibular evoked myogenic potential. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.