mal de debarquement


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mal de débarquement

(mal dĕ dā'bahrk-man[h]),
An abnormal sensation of movement after exposure to motion, usually after prolonged exposure (for example, voyage on a large body of water).

mal de débarquement

A rare condition characterised by a persistent sensation of rocking or swaying motion that occurs after alighting (disembarking) from a ship, less commonly from an airplane or train, which can last for days, weeks or months. It is far more common in middle-aged women; it responds poorly to vestibular suppressants used for motion sickness (e.g., meclizine HCl, transdermal scopolamine), but may respond to benzodiazepines.
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Desperate for a diagnosis, Catharine took to the internet and came across Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS), a neurological disorder triggered by travel, such as boat or plane journey.
TRAVEL SICKNESS Catherine Bell, who developed Mal de Debarquement Syndrome during a holiday to Turkey
She has incurable mal de debarquement syndrome, a travel-triggered neurological disorder.
Patient diagnoses discussed will include cervical dizziness, atypical BPPV, anxiety, migraine, acoustic neuroma, superior canal dehiscence, conversion disorder and Mal de Debarquement.
Sadly one of the slim-chance side effects of the drug was what I now know is called mal de debarquement syndrome (or disembarkment syndrome), which is a rare condition usually occurring after a cruise.
Barbara said one doctor had suggested she may have a problem known as Mal de Debarquement syndrome.
It's called mal de debarquement syndrome, French for "illness from disembarking.
Cha has won funding from the National Institutes of Health for her research into the origins of the mysterious mal de debarquement syndrome.
Mal de Debarquement Syndrome - to give it it's full title (or MdDS) is a little known about and little understood condition whereby the sufferer still feels 'all at sea' once they have disembarked back onto dry land.
Jane Houghton, 46, developed a rare condition - Mal de Debarquement syndrome - during a week's holiday on a friend's boat.
Mal de debarquement syndrome (MdDS)--a disorder recognized by the Vestibular Disorders Association, the National Organization for Rare Disorders, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (780.
Baffled GPs struggled to tell her what was wrong, until a US doctor eventually diagnosed her with Mal de Debarquement Syndrome.