Ménière's disease

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Mé·nière's disease

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.
In Meniere's disease, from deranged inner ear fluid pressure, the classic triad of vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus can be elicited.
Sarah Kinghorn: "No one thought about people with conditions that could be seriously affected by this "piece of art", Meniere's disease, autism, dementia, dyslexia, migraines.
A Mom with Meniere's Disease and A Daughter with ADHD: When All You Need Is Homeopathy
Otonomy, a biotech and biopharmaceuticals company, has revealed results for its AVERTS-1 Phase three clinical trial of Otividex in patients with Meniere's disease, it was reported yesterday.
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.
Background: Meniere's disease is a unique, progressive disease of the inner ear.
You need to have all three symptoms-hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo-for a diagnosis of Meniere's disease.
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.
MENIERE'S DISEASE If you get dizziness attacks accompanied by a sensation of fullness in the ear and temporary deafness, you may have Meniere's disease, which is caused by an increase in fluid pressure in the ear.