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Medical Term:

oculovestibuloauditory syndrome


Definition: a nonsyphilitic interstitial keratitis characterized by an abrupt onset with vertigo and tinnitus followed by hearing impairment; about 50% of patients have an associated systemic disease, most commonly polyarteritis nodosa.

Synonym(s): Cogan syndrome

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