labyrinthine hydrops


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labyrinthine hydrops

ENT An excess in labyrinthine fluid, resulting in pressure in the ears, hearing loss, vertigo, imbalance
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labyrinthine hydrops

Excessive fluid in the organ of balance in the inner ear. It may cause pressure or a sense of fullness in the ears, hearing loss, and vertigo. It often is found in Ménière's disease. Synonym: endolymphatic hydrops
See also: hydrops
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