Measurement of the acoustic-stapedius reflex is useful in the diagnosis of certain otologic diseases. The anatomy and physiology of the middle ear muscles and the acoustic reflex arc are reviewed for normal and pathologic ears. The application of acoustic reflex measures to clinical diagnosis is illustrated by a series of case studies.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||19|
|Journal||Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1991|