Meniere, Prosper

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Prosper, French physician, 1799-1862.
Ménière disease - characterized by vertigo, nausea, vomiting, tinnitus, and progressive deafness due to swelling of the endolymphatic duct. Synonym(s): auditory vertigo; endolymphatic hydrops; labyrinthine vertigo; Ménière syndrome
Ménière syndrome - Synonym(s): Ménière disease
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Named after French physician Prosper Meniere who first described the syndrome in 1861, Meniere's disease is now also referred to as endolymphatic hydrops.
Meniere's disease (MD) [1, 2] is a chronic inner ear disorder that was first reported by French physician Prosper Meniere in 1861.
In his landmark publication in 1861, Prosper Meniere noted that many of his patients presenting with what we now know as Meniere syndrome also had migraine headaches.