Category Medical Specialty
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Menière’s disease

Menière’s disease is a condition characterized by the triad of episodic vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss, caused by endolymphatic hydrops of the labyrinthine system of the inner ear.
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Ludwig angina

Ludwig angina: rapidly progressive gangrenous bilateral cellulitis of the submandibular space with risk of life-threatening airway compromise. 1836 - Wilhem Frederick von Ludwig was the first to clearly describe this disorder and differentiate it from other types of 'inflammation' in the neck.