The Clinical Epidemiology of Ménière’s Disease: Functional Asymmetry

  • Isamu Watanabe
  • Motohisa Ikeda
  • Yasuo Niizeki


Acute or episodic vertigo is the most characteristic symptom of Ménière’s disease. This kind of vertigo appears when the function of the vestibular labyrinth abruptly becomes asymmetrical. Therefore, a study of the origin of the asymmetry or laterality of a labyrinthine lesion is needed; it could provide one of the keys in solving some of the problems concerning the pathogenesis and treatment of Ménière’s disease.


Blast Injury Functional Asymmetry Vestibular Aqueduct Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction Anterior Loop 
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  • Isamu Watanabe
  • Motohisa Ikeda
  • Yasuo Niizeki

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