Meniere’s disease

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Meniere’s disease

Chronic condition of inner ear. Most cases >50yrs.

Complex of four symptoms that may or may not occur simultaneously:
• dizziness/spinning vertigo
• low frequency hearing loss
• tinnitus
• feeling of ‘fullness’ in ears

Clinical features:
Initially have intermittent attacks of vertigo that last from a few minutes to a few hours – often accompanied with nausea and vomiting.
May have long period of remission.


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