labyrinthitis


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labyrinthitis

[‚lab·ə·rən′thīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the labyrinth of the inner ear.
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Labyrinthitis refers to inflammation of the inner ear and may be secondary to viral, bacterial, or autoimmune causes.
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The medical records of equal number of patients (25 patients with stapedotomy and 25 patients with stapedectomy) were analyzed for hearing improvement or deterioration, postoperative nausea, vomiting, vertigo, nystagmus, perilymph fistula, reparative granuloma, labyrinthitis, tinnitus and perforation of the tympanic membrane.
There is no hearing loss associated with vestibular neuritis, in contrast to labyrinthitis, which is extremely rare.
The NHS consultant diagnosed as labyrinthitis, an inner ear problem.
Untreated cases of CSOM can result in a broad range of complications like persistent otorrhea, mastoiditis, labyrinthitis, meningitis, and facial nerve paralysis.
Among the possible causes for this are impacted cerumen (ear wax), labyrinthitis (inflammation of the inner ear), otosclerosis (abnormal bone growth; sometimes more frequently occurring in certain families), hysteria (emotional instability), and overdose of drugs such as quinine.
Histopathological studies of temporal bone fractures reveal a variety of injuries such as complete destruction of the organ of Corti and stria vascularis, loss of hair and ganglion cells, hemorrhage into the cochlear duct, and labyrinthitis ossificans (3,4).
They review the following processes: suppurative labyrinthitis and ossification; cytokine proliferation leading to alteration in the blood-brain barrier; and the role of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species.
Strokes in the lateral brainstem or the inferior cerebellum frequently mimic benign vestibular disorders, such as vestibular neuritis or labyrinthitis, which are collectively known as acute peripheral vestibulopathies.