neuronitis

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neuronitis

[‚nu̇r·ō′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of a neuron; particularly, neuritis involving the cells and roots of spinal nerves.
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Patients with vestibular neuronitis will have sudden symptoms of vertigo and nausea, often related to an upper respiratory infection.
10 patients out of 100 were diagnosed to have Vestibular Neuronitis and 6 with Labyrinthitis.
17 offer diagnostic criteria of common diseases with dizziness symptoms, which are vertebrobasilar TIA,11 vertebrobasilar artery infarction,11 Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo,12 Meniere's disease,13 sudden deafness,14 vestibular neuronitis,15 Migrainous vertigo,16 anxiety and depression.
With acute vestibular neuronitis or labyrinthitis the patient usually wakes in the early morning with debilitating vertigo, nausea and vomiting with or without hearing loss.
Differential diagnosis of migraine includes BPVC, recurrent vestibular neuronitis, and headache due to other causes (Gans, 2002a).
The history also distingnishes BPPV from the other major peripheral vestibular disorders: Meniere's disease, vestibular neuronitis, and perilymphatic fistula.
Most common cause is vestibular neuronitis, a condition where the balance mechanism in the inner ear becomes inflamed, often during or after a cold or 'flu.
Vestibular neuronitis was first described by Hallpike at a medical meeting in 1949; this report was subsequently published by Dix and Hallpike in 1952.
Objective: To determine the frequency of vestibular neuronitis in vertigo patients at a tertiary public health care facility in Karachi Pakistan.
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