Diab Kh.M., Daikhes N.A., Pashchinina O.A., Chobulov S.A., Titkova A.V., Panina O.S. Modern Aspects of Treatment of Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (Minor’s Syndrome) (Literature Review and Clinical Case). Head and neck. Russian Journal. 2023;11(4):57–64

DOI: https://doi.org/10.25792/HN.2023.11.4.57-64


This article presents a literature review on Minor’s syndrome. This syndrome is a rare abnormality of temporal bones, which is mostly found in the population of working age and is manifested by hearing loss and vestibular disorders. The paper focuses on the etiology, incidence and clinical manifestations of the disease, as well as diagnostic criteria of the superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD). The existing methods of surgical treatment are described, and our own clinical experience of treating a patient with SSCD with positive clinical outcome is presented.

Key words: Minor’s syndrome, superior canal dehiscence syndrome, semicircular canal plugging, middle cranial fossa approach

Conflicts of interest. The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.

Funding. There was no funding for this study

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