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February 28, 1903

SOME NOTES ON AURAL VERTIGO.

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PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1903;XL(9):556-559. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.92490090004001a
Abstract

Aural vertigoes have attracted a great deal of attention, especially of late years, yet they constitute a very little known field of our work, while their serious inconvenience or their actual disablement of the patients render them of great practical importance. Like the matter of subjective noises in the head the causation is so multiform that each case presents a problem of considerable difficulty and demands close and discriminating study in order to locate and improve the condition. Advance in this direction has undoubtedly been made by those who have laid stress on the tympanic origin of many of these cases, except when they have ignored or belittled the other elements of etiology and have assumed, because cure has been occasionally reached by procedures directed to the tympanum, that no labyrin-thin cases exist. "Menière's disease" as a distinct entity has certainly suffered much eclipse

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