The endolymphatic sac receives antigenetic information from the organs of the mucosa-associated lymphatic system.
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In another article, which I cannot find at the moment, type III hypersensitivity has also been correlated with dysfunction of the endolymphatic sac, resulting in Meniere's disease symptoms. This is not different than what the above article refers to, it is merely another aspect of it. Taking time to read about this type of reaction will help to explain some of the basic terminology that we need to understand when talking about Meniere's disease.