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labyrinthitis

[‚lab·ə·rən′thīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the labyrinth of the inner ear.
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A small number of people can suffer for months; often referred to as chronic labyrinthitis. Although the symptoms of chronic labyrinthitis are not as severe as the original infection they can still be very disruptive - especially if sufferers operate machinery or drive.
Huddersfield eye specialist Keith Davey says people who are particularly sensitive to motion sickness - which is what labyrinthitis feels like - may find they need a bucket in order to watch films like Avatar, the latest 3D blockbuster.
Mild cases of labyrinthitis caused by viruses usually clear up within a few days.
Many of these diagnoses, such as anxiety, multiple sensory deficits, benign positional vertigo, acute and recurrent labyrinthitis, transient cerebral ischemia, and cervical vertigo, depend almost entirely on historical data.
Based on our clinical experience and histopathologic studies, the two most common causes are viral endolymphatic labyrinthitis and middle ear/inner ear interaction:
In our study the incidence was high between 38 to 43 years (53.33%).5 SSNHL is found equally in both the sexes according to literature, but in the present study there is a male preponderance in a ratio of 1:1.4.6 Idiopathic causes of SSNHL are seen in 85.7% and viral Labyrinthitis in 14.3% in a study by Igor.
The former Newcastle hitkid didn't play for seven months after being hit by an illness that baffled doctors before eventually being diagnosed as inner-ear problem labyrinthitis.
(6) Extracranial complications include subperiosteal abscess, labyrinthitis, mastoiditis, facial paralysis, and perichondritis.
There are several causes, including labyrinthitis (often after a cold), viral vestibular neuritis and Meniere's disease, but this sounds more like positional vertigo, which happens with quick changes in head position.
6 Labyrinthitis, an inner ear condition in which your balancing organ that detects movement of your head has become inflamed.
(9) Such complications range from persistent otorrhoea, mastoiditis, labyrinthitis, facial nerve paralysis to more serious intracranial abscesses or thromboses (12) Present study shows highest incidence in children below 10 years (75%) in this study comparable with study of Rotimi children below 10 years (70%) incidence.
Finnigan,24, suffered a bad reaction to pills he was ordered to take for treatment of the inner ear virus, labyrinthitis.