Thursday, August 12, 2004

Ear Disease, M�ni�re's disease

M�ni�re's disease, also called endolymphatic hydrops, is a fairly common disorder of the labyrinth of the inner ear that affects both the vestibular nerve, with resultant attacks of vertigo, and the auditory nerve, with impairment of hearing. It was first described in 1861 by a French physician, Prosper M�ni�re. It is now known that the symptoms are caused by an excess of


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