Baranys sign

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Baranys sign

(Science: clinical sign) in cases of ear disease, in which the vestibule is healthy, injection into the external Auditory Canal of water below the body temperaturecause rotary nystagmus toward the opposite side; when the injected fluid is above the body temperaturenystagmus will be toward the injected side; if the labyrinth is diseased or nonfunctional there may be diminished or absent nystagmus.