The sudden onset of vertigo, accompanied by sensorineural hearing loss and tinnitus, lasting hours to days, and caused by acute inflammation or infection of the labyrinth
Can be categ...
Vertigo AND sensorineural hearing loss in one ear
Vertigo is acute in onset and lasts hours to days.
Nausea and vomiting are common.
Fullness of affected ear
Tinnitus of affected ear (roa...
Symptom management and reassurance in the acute phase
Vestibular suppressants as needed (see “Medication”) for severe acute attacks of vertigo only. Patients should be advised NOT to use thes...
Lee HK, Ahn SK, Jeon SY, et al. Clinical characteristics and natural course of recurrent vestibulopathy: a long-term follow-up study. Laryngoscope. 2012;122(4):883–886.
H83.09 Labyrinthitis, unspecified ear
H83.01 Labyrinthitis, right ear
H83.02 Labyrinthitis, left ear
H83.03 Labyrinthitis, bilateral
386.30 Labyrinthitis, unspecified
386.31 Serous labyrinth...
Ask patients to describe symptoms in their own words; alternative symptoms include light-headedness, vertigo, disequilibrium, or imbalance.
Benzodiazepines are better vestibular suppres...
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