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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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.
Clinical outcome after cochlear implantation in patients with unilateral hearing loss due to labyrinthitis ossificans.
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).