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Inflammation of the labyrinth of the ear.
See also: otitis
inflammation of the ear.
that in which there is excessive cerumen and a characteristic rancid odor.
inflammation of the external ear characterized by frequent shaking of the head, pawing at the ear, intermittent rotation of the head with the affected ear down, pain on palpation of canal, bad odor and discharge. Called also swimmer's ear.
the formation of furuncles in the external acoustic meatus.
labrynthitis; usually due to an extension of otitis media. Clinical signs include varying degrees of peripheral vestibular dysfunction. Deafness may also occur. Called also otitis labyrinthica.
see otitis interna (above).
inflammation of the middle ear. It may occur in young animals by hematogenous spread of infection from omphalophlebitis, but it may also arise from extension of otitis externa or by infection ascending the eustachian tube. Clinical signs are usually referable to an associated otitis externa (odor, discharge, pain) or otitis interna which may cause vestibular signs such as rolling, ataxia and nystagmus. In addition, inflammation of the middle ear may cause facial paralysis, Horner's syndrome or keratitis sicca.