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Diffuse Serous Labyrinthitis


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  • Stridor Correct answer : A. Hoarseness Carcinoma glottis affects the mobility of vocal cord and produces hoarseness of voice. This helps in early identification of disease.[entexpert.in]
  • On examination there was marked stridor and laryngeal examination showed a subglottic laryngeal web.[archive.org]
  • Management Goals of Treatment Relieve symptoms Identify and remove contributing factors (for example, smoking) Appropriate Consultation Consult a physician immediately if client has stridor and shortness of breath.[canada.ca]
  • What if this same patient is/has: Click on the correct answer Falling A LOT with inability to voluntarily look down, but could overcome this with Doll’s eyes maneuver.[classes.kumc.edu]
  • […] consists of irregularities in the rhythm, rate, and amplitude of voluntary movements voluntary movements become jerky and erratic – cerebellar gait disturbances involve disturbances in stance and gait see the gait disorders, drop attacks and frequent falls[lifeinthefastlane.com]
  • Exercises and therapy The physical therapies to decrease dizziness fall into two major groups.[encyclopedia.com]
  • Falls could involve simple slips on an icy surface to a fall from a height while on a ladder/construction site for example.[wsiat.on.ca]
Surgical Procedure
  • procedures of the inner ear or during postmortem autopsies.[ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ 7 ] In 1917, Nager first reported an ICS through the autopsy findings of a deaf and mentally disabled patient.[ 8 ] Recent advances in MRI technology have enabled the[thieme-connect.com]
  • A number of different surgical procedures are available to control the dizziness associated with Ménière's Disease, though these are rarely performed in children unless absolutely necessary.[childrenshospital.org]
  • Most fistulas heal with time; however, in severe cases, surgical procedures are used to close the hole, using a tissue graft.[encyclopedia.com]
  • Then 2 hours later he became cyanosed and the attending ENT surgeon found it necessary to perform a surgical procedure to relieve the respiratory distress.[archive.org]
Impaired Balance
  • Labyrinthine symptoms (hearing loss, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, impaired balance, etc.) are usually pronounced. The patient has to be on the healthy side of the ear, with slightly bowed head anteriorly.[survinat.com]
  • Patients with hyperemesis gravidarum do not have an increased incidence of toxemia of pregnancy or spontaneous abortion, and their babies are not underweight or otherwise affected.[uwgi.org]
Failure to Thrive
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  • Hematoma Epiglottitis Episcleritis Epistaxis Epstein-Barr virus infection Erectile dysfunction Erysipelas Erythema multiforme Erythema nodosum Esophageal tumors Esophageal Varices Essential tremor Factitious disorder (Including Munchausen's Syndrome) Failure[elsevier.com]
  • Children with previously undiagnosed disease may present to the ED with altered mental status, failure to thrive, developmental delays, or recurrent vomiting.[ahcmedia.com]
  • Two new chapters on Hypotension and Photophobia.[books.google.de]
  • POSTURAL HYPOTENSION The major symptom of postural hypotension, also called orthostasis, is low blood pressure. When a person stands up from a prone position, blood vessels in the legs and feet must constrict to force blood to the brain.[encyclopedia.com]
  • Warning signs such as chest pain, severe abdominal pain, central nervous system symptoms, fever, a history of immunosuppression, hypotension, severe dehydration, or older age should prompt immediate evaluation.[aafp.org]
  • This is more typical of either hypotension, which may be postural or due the effects of antihypertensives. It may also be due to arrhythmias or hypoglycemia.[entcentergr.com]
Vascular Disease
  • Small vessel ischemic disease, hypertension, vascular disease 4. Radiation/chemotherapy changes 5. Trauma (axonal injuries) 6. White matter changes in the elderly 7. Osmotic myelinolysis (central pontine myelinolysis) 8.[mir.wustl.edu]
  • In systemic sclerosis the anti-DNA topoisomerase autoantibody is often associated with clinically significant pulmonary fibrosis, whereas the anticentromere antibody is linked to pulmonary vascular disease.[enetmd.com]
  • Do not prescribe decongestants for elderly clients, for people with hypertension, heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, previous acute angle-closure glaucoma, previous urinary retention or prostatic hypertrophy, or for[canada.ca]
  • Other issues during the normal lifetime may exacerbate this such as noise exposure, reduced oxygen due to vascular disease, medications, etc. Usually begins as a sloping hearing loss with most hearing loss in the higher frequencies.[quizlet.com]
  • Two new chapters on Hypotension and Photophobia.[books.google.de]
  • . - Generalized meningitis: bacteria are present in CSF 3 stages (serous, cellular, bacterial st) Clinical picture: - General symptoms and signs: high fever, restlessness, irritability, photophobia, and delirium. - Signs of meningeal irritation: 1.[quizlet.com]
  • On the following day, the patient's condition became worse, fever became 39.5 C, the eye swelling increased, stili there was no chemosis, visual acuity 6/9 in the left eye and there was marked photophobia.[archive.org]
  • Migraines are characterized by intermittent, throbbing headache pain associated with photophobia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and relief with sleep.[ahcmedia.com]
  • […] recommended, and referral to a center specializing in high-risk obstetrics should be considered. 2.3.4 CNS symptoms Headache, projectile vomiting often in the morning without antecedent nausea, a history of migraine, transient ischemic attacks, vertigo, photophobia[uwgi.org]
Labyrinth Disorder
  • General Task: Retrieve concepts related to Labyrinthitis (disorder) using its definition. Select the defining relationship of Labyrinthitis (disorder) you'd like to use for this demo.[vtsl.vetmed.vt.edu]
  • Specialty: Otorhinolaryngology MeSH Codes: D007762, D007762 ICD 9 Codes: 386.3 , 386.12 Source: Wikipedia Related Concepts SNOMET-CT Acute mastoiditis with labyrinthitis (disorder) ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'H83.0 - Labyrinthitis' The[icd.codes]
Neck Mass
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  • […] a likely diagnosis – localised cerebellar involvement (eg. unilateral cerebellar hemisphere involvement) suggests localised cerebellar pathology (eg. tumor or abscess or hemorrhage); while pancerebellar involvement suggests a disease causing diffuse[lifeinthefastlane.com]
  • Causative viruses and bacteria Little direct evidence suggests a viral cause for labyrinthitis; however, a wealth of epidemiologic evidence implicates a number of viruses as potentially causing inflammation of the labyrinth.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Peripheral vertigo is much more common. Peripheral vertigo The most common causes of peripheral vertigo are benign.[dartmouth.edu]
  • Vertigo and rotary nystagmus are seen on dix halpike with the affected ear down.[entcentergr.com]
  • Movement of the eye suggests a central cause of vertigo.[patient.info]
  • Labyrinthitis causes VERTIGO , vomiting and a ringing or hissing in the ears ( TINNITUS ).[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • The hallmarks of this disease include sudden onset of vertigo with associated hearing loss and middle ear findings. Serous labyrinthitis may occasionally produce vertigo.[vertigoexercises.us]
  • It is also possible for the nystagmus in the fistula test to be reversed, that is : On compression, nystagmus to the healthy side (reversed compression nystagmus). On aspiration, nystagmus to the diseased side (reversed aspiration nystagmus).[ebooksread.com]
  • Nystagmus horizontal - Rotary. Busy the ipsilateral labyrinth in excitement, irritability state. Therefore, the fast phase nystagmus ipsilateral.[e.uuuwell.com]
  • This to-and-fro motion is termed nystagmus. Actually, there are two major types of nystagmus, "jerk nystagmus" and "pendular nystagmus". The first type (and the type generated by the vestibular system) is" jerk nystagmus."[dartmouth.edu]
  • […] or intra-axial midline brainstem lesions) – other more bizzare forms of nystagmus can also be seen eg. periodic alternating nystagmus, pendular nystagmus, divergent nystagmus, pure torsional nystagmus on vertical gaze (* see the nystagmus guidemap for[lifeinthefastlane.com]
  • The amount of nystagmus is usually greater than the patient’s illusion of movement. Additionally, the nystagmus may be in multiple directions or possibly in a vertical direction (upbeat or downbeat).[dartmouth.edu]
  • "Dizziness." The Mayo Clinic. October 10, 2002 (April 4, 2004). . "Dizziness and Motion Sickness." The American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. January 30, 2004 (April 4, 2004). . "Balance, Dizziness and You."[encyclopedia.com]
  • Dizziness.” The Mayo Clinic. October 10, 2002 (April 4, 2004). . “Dizziness and Motion Sickness.” The American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery. January 30, 2004 (April 4, 2004). . “Balance, Dizziness and You.”[invisiblemeinvisibleyou.com]
  • When the dizziness is severe and cannot be controlled with diet and medications, surgery may be needed.[childrenshospital.org]
  • Description Labyrinthitis is characterized by dizziness or feelings of motion sickness caused by disturbance of the sense of balance.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Once you have defined what the patient means by dizziness, it is important to understand the timing of the dizziness, whether it appears constantly or in attacks, what they do when they experience dizziness and whether there are any associated symptoms[dartmouth.edu]
  • seizure activity or 2) recurrent seizure activity without recovery (return to baseline) between seizures.[ahcmedia.com]
  • Other symptoms include seizures, headache, dementia, weakness, parasthesia, and pituitary/hypothalamic dysfunction [ 10 ]. 2.[hindawi.com]
  • , absence Seizures, febrile Seizures, Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures, partial Sepsis(earlier Septicemia) Septic Arthritis Serotonin syndrome Severe acute respiratory syndrome Sexual Assault, Medical Examination Sexual Dysfunction in Women Sheehan's[elsevier.com]
  • Ramsay Hunt cerebellar syndrome (dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica, dyssynergia cerebellaris progressiva, dentatorubral degeneration) is the rare entity characterised by seizures, cognitive impairment, action myoclonus and progressive ataxia.[patient.info]
  • If vertigo is the only symptom, it is difficult to diagnose seizure or migraine until or unless more characteristic features arise.[dartmouth.edu]
  • The next chapter examines certain conditions that can be observed during induced and abnormal excitability of the labyrinth.[books.google.com]
  • Are festering and the purulent labyrinthitis, acute and chronic; according to the degree distribution of the process is diffuse, covering all divisions of the inner ear, and limited, exciting one part of the maze.[lecheniebolezni.com]
  • In this form of labyrinthitis hearing is dramatically reduced and decreases the excitability of the labyrinth. Spontaneous nystagmus directed first to the ear of the patient and then passes in a healthy way.[survinat.com]
  • Long-term mental stress, anxiety, irritability, pessimism and other emotions, will make the cerebral cortex excitement and inhibition of the process of imbalance, so need to maintain a happy mood. life restraint attention to rest, work and rest, orderly[healthfrom.com]
  • Busy the ipsilateral labyrinth in excitement, irritability state. Therefore, the fast phase nystagmus ipsilateral. The late ipsilateral labyrinthine function was significantly impaired, contralateral nystagmus fast phase point.[e.uuuwell.com]


  • […] nausea and vomiting, the cause has been established on previous diagnostic workup.[uwgi.org]
  • […] in the ED for a stable patient with an acute cerebellar syndrome can be initiated following consultation with a neurologist, and the workup may include blood tests (including heavy metals, serum ETOH and anticonvulsant drug levels), neuroimaging to exclude[lifeinthefastlane.com]
  • An extensive lab workup, including lumbar puncture, is not always necessary. A blood glucose level should be obtained in all children.[ahcmedia.com]
  • A laboratory workup showed Hb% 7gm% WBC count 23,000/cc.[archive.org]


  • The twelfth edition of this textbook has been fully revised to present undergraduates and ENT trainees with the most recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose and throat diseases.[books.google.com]
  • TREATMENT OF SINUS THROMBOPHLEBITIS Exposure of healthy dura proximal and distal Verify the sinus content 47 SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SINUS THROMBOPHLEBITIS Exposure of healthy dura proximal and distal Verify the sinus content Blood clot: leave alone Pus[slideplayer.com]
  • Ofce-Bleaching before In-Bleaching before Condition before treatment Condition 1 month after therapy A full-mouth disinfection treatment for 15 minutes.[pdf.medicalexpo.com]
  • Treatment Summary of treatment of labyrinthitis Departments: ENT ENT Treatment: Drug treatment Surgical treatment of supportive treatment Treatment cycle: 1 month Cure rate: 60% Commonly used drugs: cefixime oxazole dispersible tablets roxithromycin tablets[healthfrom.com]
  • Treatment Rapid treatment is essential in order to stop the infection at the reversible serous stage. The treatment includes: Antibiotics.[quizlet.com]


  • […] swelling. objective to explore the diagnosis and treatment of posttraumatic acute diffuse brain swelling (padbs). retention-enema of bhm combined with ea exerts a good effect in treating acute diffuse peritonitis. objective to study the ct diagnosis and prognosis[imword.com]
  • Reduced speech discrimination appears to carry a poor prognosis.[otologytextbook.net]
  • […] weeks postop • Initial good hearing results followed by an increase in the high frequency bone line thresholds • Associated tinnitus and vertigo • Exam – reddish discoloration of the posterior TM • Treatment – ME exploration – Removal of granuloma • Prognosis[docsity.com]
  • Prognosis Most patients with labyrinthitis recover completely, although it often takes five to six weeks for the vertigo to disappear completely and the patient's hearing to return to normal. In a few cases the hearing loss is permanent.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Vestibular function testing: Caloric testing and an electronystagmogram may help in diagnosing difficult cases and in determining the prognosis for recovery.[patient.info]


  • C 2 Treatment should be directed at the underlying etiology of the nausea and vomiting.[aafp.org]
  • Still other treatment ideas are directed at other presumed etiologies.[otologytextbook.net]
  • When no other etiology is apparent clinically, a pattern of involvement of both the nerve, especially distally within the IAC and the labyrinth, suggests a viral etiology.) FIGURE 117.4.[radiologykey.com]
  • The precise etiology is often unknown. The infection may be viral, in which case the clinical course is similar to that of vestibular neuronitis. Cases have reportedly been associated with measles and mumps. Bacteria may also cause labyrinthitis.[vertigoexercises.us]
  • Varicella, coxsackie virus, and influenza are the most common viral causes, but multiple other viral etiologies have been identified.[ahcmedia.com]


  • The prevalence and epidemiology of the noninfectious inflammatory diseases that may cause labyrinthitis are discussed in conjunction with those specific entities in Chapters 17 through 20 and 26. FIGURE 117.2.[radiologykey.com]
  • Causative viruses and bacteria Little direct evidence suggests a viral cause for labyrinthitis; however, a wealth of epidemiologic evidence implicates a number of viruses as potentially causing inflammation of the labyrinth.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Epidemiology Herpes zoster is seen as a disease of older people (most commonly over 60 years old). [ 1 ] However, it can affect all ages, although is rare in children.[patient.info]
  • Epidemiology of bacterial meningitis in the USA from 1997 to 2010: a population-based observational study. Lancet Infect Dis 2014;14:813–9. 9. van de Beek D, de Gans J, Spanjaard L, Weisfelt M, Reitsma JB, Vermeulen M.[e-rvs.org]
  • Epidemiology [ 1 , 4 ] There is a wide variability in reported prevalence of diseases causing vestibular dysfunction - from 3.1% one-year prevalence to 35.4%; however, in all studies the incidence increases with age [ 5 ] .[patient.info]
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  • Plan the management of infantile botulism Periodic paralysis Plan the management of acute periodic paralysis Understand the pathophysiology of acute periodic paralysis Postviral Cerebellar Ataxia, Acute Know the etiology and understand the pathophysiology[ahcmedia.com]
  • […] deep ear pain. edit the segment disease etiology secondary to the limitations of labyrinthitis or otitis media, bacterial or viral toxins into the inner ear caused by vestibular window or snail households. inner ear with congestive edit this paragraph pathophysiology[e.uuuwell.com]
  • The anatomic relationships of the labyrinth, middle ear, mastoid, and subarachnoid space are essential to understanding the pathophysiology of labyrinthitis.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • This test is primarily performed to identify the presence of endolymphatic hydrops (the pathophysiologic correlate of Ménière’s disease).[wsiat.on.ca]
  • II) Pathology and Pathophysiology: Learn the basic pathology and pathophysiology of diseases of the brain, spine, and head and neck.[mir.wustl.edu]


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  • Prevention Prevention of labyrinthitis The disease is suppurative middle ear mastoiditis more common complications, so the active treatment of suppurative middle ear mastoiditis is to prevent the disease key, the patients need hospitalized anti-inflammatory[healthfrom.com]
  • Earwax not only is pushed out of the ear by skin growth, thereby physically removing microbes from the ear, earwax also contains antimicrobial peptides that prevent bacterial infestation of the ear. [1][5][16][24] Proteins in cerumen chemically prevent[microbewiki.kenyon.edu]
  • Goals of Treatment Prevent suppurative complications Footnote a-2 Prevent spread of GAS infection to others Footnote a-2 Relieve symptoms Footnote a-2 Non-Pharmacological Interventions Interventions Gargling with warm salt water to relieve pain of sore[canada.ca]

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