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Ménière disease

Summary of Ménière disease
Ménière's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that usually affects both hearing and balance. It is characterized by episodes of vertigo and by fluctuating or permanent tinnitus and hearing loss. The condition affects people differently. It can range in intensity from being a mild annoyance to a disabling disease.



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USMLE® Step 1 style questions USMLE

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USMLE® Step 2 style questions USMLE

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A 65-year-old woman comes to the office because of problems with her hearing and 'ear fullness.' She reports that she has noticed a low pitch noise that others don't hear that sounds like being by the ocean, and a decrease in hearing in her left ear. She has also been having intermittent episodes of dizziness when she feels like the room is spinning. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis for this patient?