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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In his landmark publication in 1861, Prosper Meniere noted that many of his patients presenting with what we now know as Meniere syndrome also had migraine headaches.
He was the winner of the 2008 Gold Medal Award from the Prosper Meniere Society and the 1999 Guyot Prize from the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, for "important work of great merits in the field of otological and biological research".
French physician Prosper Meniere first described Meniere disease in 1861, and it remains a challenging entity that can vary from patient to patient and cause symptoms ranging from mild to disabling.