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Pronunciation: nu-ro'lab-rin-thii'-tis

Definition: Idiopathic inflammation of the vestibular nerve. It presents with vertigo, nausea, and imbalance. There is usually no involvement of the cochlear nerve, and thus neither tinnitus nor hearing loss; usually resolves in days to weeks.

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