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Epidemic vertigo

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vestibular neuronitis
a paroxysmal attack of severe vertigo, not accompanied by deafness or tinnitus, which affects young to middle-aged adults, often following a non-specific upper respiratory infection; due to unilateral vestibular dysfunction.
Synonym: endemic paralytic vertigo, epidemic vertigo, gerliers disease, kubisagari, kubisagaru, paralyzing vertigo.


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