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Medical Term:

neurolabyrinthitis

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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