Prosper Meniere


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Noun1.Prosper Meniere - French otologist who first described a form of vertigo now known as Meniere's disease and identified the semicircular canals as the site of the lesion (1799-1862)
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Meniere's disease, identified in 1861 by French physician Prosper Meniere, is triggered by an abnormality in the pressure of ear fluid in the inner ear, and its symptoms could just suddenly occur.
Prosper Meniere suggested a link between migraine and MD as early as 1861, but a definitive association has yet to be established [21].
Since it was first described by Prosper Meniere 150 years ago, the cause of Meniere's disease remains largely unknown.