vestibular neuronitis

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ves·tib·u·lar neu·ron·i·tis

a paroxysmal attack of severe vertigo, not accompanied by deafness or tinnitus, which affects young to middle-aged adults, often following a nonspecific upper respiratory infection; due to unilateral vestibular dysfunction.

vestibular neuronitis

a sudden, severe attack of vertigo without symptoms of deafness or tinnitus. It usually affects young or middle-aged adults, is temporary, and follows an upper respiratory infection.

vestibular neuronitis

Neurology A condition that presents with dramatic, abrupt onset of vertigo and vegetative Sx; vertigo for days, gradual improvement; slow phase of nystagmus is toward affected side and hypofunction is observed on caloric responses; auditory Sx are absent Etiology VN invariably follows a viral URI Prognosis VN may recur and be bilateral; postural and motion instability with certain head movements occurs for months subsequently; 15% of Pts develop benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Treatment Supportive, symptomatic, early ambulation. See Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

ves·tib·u·lar neu·ro·ni·tis

(ves-tib'yū-lăr nūr'ō-nī'tis)
A paroxysmal attack of severe vertigo, not accompanied by deafness or tinnitus, which affects young to middle-aged adults, often following a nonspecific upper respiratory infection; due to unilateral vestibular dysfunction.
Synonym(s): Gerlier disease.

Gerlier,

Felix, Swiss physician, 1840-1914.
Gerlier disease - a paroxysmal attack of severe vertigo, not accompanied by deafness or tinnitus, due to unilateral vestibular dysfunction. Synonym(s): Gerlier syndrome; vestibular neuronitis
Gerlier syndrome - Synonym(s): Gerlier disease

ves·tib·u·lar neu·ro·ni·tis

(ves-tib'yū-lăr nūr'ō-nī'tis)
Paroxysmal attack of severe vertigo, not accompanied by deafness or tinnitus, which affects young to middle-aged adults, often following nonspecific upper respiratory infection.