What is fistula test? How do you perform fistula test?

Fistula test is performed to detect any abnormal communication between middle ear and inner ear. This is performed by intermittent increase in the pressure in the EAC by repeated compression of tragus or by using a Seigle’s pneumatic speculum and observing the patient for development of vertigo or induced nystagmus towards the test ear.

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