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Meniere Disease (cont.)

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The diagnosis of Ménière disease is made based on a careful history and physical exam. If the workup findings are normal and the classic symptoms continue, the diagnosis of Ménière disease is made. A diagnosis of classic or suspected Ménière disease may be made.

  • Other potentially treatable disease processes and causes for the symptoms, however, must be ruled out.
  • Typically, your doctor will perform a series of basic lab tests, a hearing test, and may consider an imaging study such as an MRI (brain scan) to rule out other causes for the symptoms.
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Ménière disease, also known as idiopathic endolymphatic hydrops, is a disorder of the inner ear resulting in the clinical triad of vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss.

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