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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Possible explanations include compensatory endolymphatic hydrops, occlusion or vasospasm of the internal auditory artery, sympathetic cochleolabyrinthitis, acoustic trauma due to drill noise, and labyrinthine rupture from elevated intratympanic pressure.
MeniE re's disease or endolymphatic hydrops result in episodes of severe vertigo that can last up to several hours.
Beck: As audiologists, we deal with hearing-impaired patients with endolymphatic hydrops, Meniere's disease, Meniere's syndrome and similar manifestations -- many of which believe are autoimmune responses.
This operation on the endolymphatic sac was an attempt at relieving endolymphatic hydrops, felt to be the source and the cause of the symptoms of vertigo in Meniere's disease.
The origin of Meniere's disease is believed to be an imbalance in the hydrodynamic system of the inner ear, described as endolymphatic hydrops.
Delayed endolymphatic hydrops is an uncommon disorder in which the patient develops a hydrops many years after a sudden hearing loss of viral origin.
Its pathophysiology is not fully understood, although it is known that endolymphatic hydrops occurs.
Hearing results of intratympanic steroid treatment of endolymphatic hydrops.
A decrease in cerebrospinal fluid pressure may result in an endolymphatic hydrops through a patent cochlear aqueduct or through the fundus of the internal auditory canal.
It is not inconceivable that our patient's ongoing symptoms might have been attributable to posttraumatic endolymphatic hydrops rather than to his initial perilymph fistula.
Black et al studied 14 patients who had undergone unilateral vestibular surgery: 7 labyrinthectomies for Meniere's disease or endolymphatic hydrops, 4 middle fossa excisions of acoustic neuromas, and 3 vestibular nerve sections for Meniere's disease.
Meniere's disease is defined as the idiopathic syndrome of endolymphatic hydrops that results in hearing loss, tinnitus, and episodic vertigo, and aural fullness.