labyrinthitis


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labyrinthitis

(ˌlæbərɪnˈθaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the inner ear, causing loss of balance, vertigo, and vomiting. Also called: otitis interna

labyrinthitis

Inflammation of the inner ear, usually caused by infection.
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Noun1.labyrinthitis - inflammation of the inner ear; can cause vertigo and vomiting
otitis - inflammation of the ear
Translations

lab·y·rin·thi·tis

n. laberintitis.
1. infl. aguda o crónica del laberinto;
2. otitis interna.

labyrinthitis

n laberintitis f
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A There are a number of possible causes but as your attack started suddenly the most common cause would be an infection of the balancing organ called labyrinthitis.
Patients with cervical vertigo, labyrinthitis or neuritis compensated well compared to the control group.
If you have an upper respiratory infection such as the flu, you might also be affected by labyrinthitis, which is an infection or inflammation of the inner ear that causes dizziness and loss of balance.
These included: (1) a left-sided osteoma of the internal auditory meatus (figure 1, A); (2) a right-sided labyrinthitis ossificans in a patient with previous meningitis (figure 1, B); and (3) bilateral cochlear calcification, worse on the right than the left, in a patient with a clinical diagnosis of otosclerosis.
I have to my abandon my lecture on the trials of labyrinthitis when it becomes apparent that I am only the latest of three people in the van to suffer from it - the bass player's symptoms persisted for a year.
Untreated cases of CSOM can lead to a wide range of problems such as persistent otorrhea, mastoiditis, labyrinthitis, and facial nerve paralysis to more serious intracranial abscesses or thromboses;^ so, the knowledge of the local pattern of infection is essential to enable efficacious treatment of this disorder.
Patients were excluded if they had (a) concomitant ear disease or conditions including chronic otitis media, Meniere disease, acute labyrinthitis, acute vestibular neuronitis, otosclerosis, perilymphatic fistula, cerebrovascular disease, or spontaneous nystagmus on physical examination (no consistent provoking factor) or (b) concomitant illness or injury prohibiting participation in DHP or CRP (e.
Vestibular disorders, Meniere's Disease, Labyrinthitis, BPPV
TA year ago, Dawn French was set to appear at the Lime Street theatre with her first solo stage production when disaster - and chronic vertigo - struck in the form of a fierce bout of labyrinthitis.
An acute attack of vestibular symptoms following an upper respiratory infection (URI) suggests acute labyrinthitis, although 50% of cases of acute labyrinthitis may lack a history of URI.