otitis labyrinthica

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otitis labyrinthica

Inflammation of the labyrinth of the ear.
See also: otitis


inflammation of the ear.

ceruminous otitis
that in which there is excessive cerumen and a characteristic rancid odor.
otitis externa
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.
furuncular otitis
the formation of furuncles in the external acoustic meatus.
otitis interna
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.
otitis labyrinthica
see otitis interna (above).
otitis media
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.
parasitic otitis