Vestibular Neuronitis

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Definition

Vestibular Neuronitis sometimes referred to as the vestibular neuropathy, is a medical condition characterized by an acute and sustained dysfunctioning of the peripheral vestibular system accompanied by nausea and vertigo.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through laboratory examination as well as review of the personal medical history of the patient. Undergoing cerebral imaging, MRI and CT Scan may be used to diagnosed the medical condition.

Treatment

Treatment includes administration of medicines and undergoing therapies designed to correct and relieve the patient from the underlying symptoms.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes episodes of vertigo, nausea, dizziness, loss of balance, sudden weight loss and fever.

Causes

It is said to be caused by a viral infection of the vestibular nerve.

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