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neu·ri·tis

 (no͝o-rī′tĭs, nyo͝o-)
n.
Inflammation of a nerve or group of nerves, characterized by pain, loss of reflexes, and atrophy of the affected muscles.

neu·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

neuritis

(njʊˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) inflammation of a nerve or nerves, often accompanied by pain and loss of function in the affected part
neuritic adj

neu•ri•tis

(nʊˈraɪ tɪs, nyʊ-)

n.
inflammation of a nerve, often marked by pain, numbness or tingling, or paralysis.
[1830–40; < Greek neûr(on) sinew, nerve + -itis]
neu•rit′ic (-ˈrɪt ɪk) adj.

neuritis

1. an inflammation in a nerve.
2. a continuous pain in a nerve, associated with paralysis, loss of reflexes, and sensory disturbances. — neuritic, adj.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuritis - inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
multiple neuritis, polyneuritis - inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
retrobulbar neuritis - inflammation of the optic nerve behind the eye; common in multiple sclerosis
Translations
neuritida

neuritis

[njʊəˈraɪtɪs] Nneuritis f

neuritis

neuritis

n neuritis f; optical — neuritis óptica
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The patient had attacks and periods of dizziness several years earlier and was erroneously diagnosed with vestibular neuritis, despite recurrent symptoms.
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In contrast, the study conducted by Lin and Bhattacharyya found that the most common vestibulopathy was Meniere disease, followed by vestibular neuritis and benign positional paroxysmal vertigo.
Anecdotally, the senior author has treated dizzy patients who presented with typical VM symptoms but have had histories typical of vestibular neuritis at the onset of their disease.
The different causes of acute vertigo and their management are considered in detail, including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, vestibular neuritis, cerebellar stroke, vestibular migraine and Meniere's disease.
Vestibular neuritis (acute labyrinthitis) This is caused by a viral infection of the inner ear and cochlea, and typically develops after a cold or the flu.
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Another condition is vestibular neuritis (acute labyrinthitis), which manifests as a sudden, unexpected attack of vertigo lasting a few days to a few weeks.
Kingma also referred to motion sickness, dysfunction of vascular system, vestibular neuritis, peripheral versus central HINT, central and peripheral lesions and suggested mobilizing the patient and starting their rehabilitation as soon as possible.

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