Ménière's disease

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Mé·nière's disease

 (mān-yârz′)
n.
A pathological condition of the inner ear characterized by dizziness, ringing in the ears, and progressive loss of hearing.

[After Prosper Ménière (1799-1862), French physician.]

Menière's disease

Fluid accumulates in the inner ear, causing deafness, vertigo, and tinnitus. The cause of the fluid increase is usually not known.
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Noun1.Menière's disease - a disease of the inner ear characterized by episodes of dizziness and tinnitus and progressive hearing loss (usually unilateral)Meniere's disease - a disease of the inner ear characterized by episodes of dizziness and tinnitus and progressive hearing loss (usually unilateral)
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
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Vertigo combined with deafness and tinnitus is called Meniere's disease.
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OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the study is to prevent hearing loss when using intratympanic (IT) gentamicin for intractable Meniere's disease.
Disorders discussed include dizziness and vertigo, tinnitus, Bell's palsy, otitis media, swimmer's ear, obstructions, malformations and growths, cancer, trauma, mastoiditis, perforations of the eardrum, otosclerosis, Meniere's disease, and autoimmune diseases.
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Background: Meniere's disease is a unique, progressive disease of the inner ear.
Some symptoms that precede a Meniere's attack would be unilateral (one ear only) hearing fluctuation, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and a feeling of fullness or congestion in the ear.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most frequent form of vestibular dysfunction, followed by Meniere's disease and vestibular neuronitis.
Baloh, "Similarity of vertigo attacks due to Meniere's disease and benign recurrent vertigo, both with and without migraine," Acta Oto-Laryngologica, vol.
According to the Meniere's Society vertigo - the sensation that you or the environment around you is moving or spinning - is a symptom of several conditions, many of which originate within the vestibular (balance) system of the inner ear.