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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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.
Labyrinthitis ossificans is a fibroosseous reaction of the inner ear that most commonly occurs after infectious labyrinthitis, but can be seen with any prior inner ear insult.
Histopathological studies of temporal bone fractures reveal a variety of injuries such as complete destruction of the organ of Corti and stria vascularis, loss of hair and ganglion cells, hemorrhage into the cochlear duct, and labyrinthitis ossificans (3,4).