vestibular neuronitis


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Related to vestibular neuronitis: Meniere's disease

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.
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Vestibular Neuronitis results from viral infection of vestibular nerve, commonly superior vestibular nerve.
Causes of Peripheral Vertigo BPPV 54% Meniere's disease 14% Post traumatic 12% Vestibular Neuronitis 10% Labyrinthitis 6% Acoustic neuroma 2% Ototoxicity 2% Note: Table made from pie graph.
Diagnosis of Vestibular Neuronitis (VN) was made on clinical findings.
Conclusion: Vestibular Neuronitis was found more in males than females.
KEY WORDS: Vertigo, Vestibular Neuronitis, Acute peripheral vestibulopathy, Vestibular neuropathy.
Vestibular Neuronitis is defined as acute sustained specific peripheral vestibular system involvement with vertigo and secondary nausea and vomiting.
A case with symptoms of vestibular neuronitis caused by an intramedullary lesion.
Over the last 24 months more than 200 patients with various balance disorders--including acoustic neuroma resection, head trauma, postconcussion, Meniere's disease, vertiginous migraines, vestibular neuronitis, and presbystasis--have been treated with this protocol.
4) We heard criticisms that perhaps the vestibular loss was the result of the endotoxins or exotoxins from the infection itself or the result of a coincidental vestibular neuronitis.

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