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Diseases of the Senses

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conjunctivitis
inflammation of the conjuctiva, also knwon as pink eye
glaucoma
abnormal increase of intraocular pressure causing damage to the optic nerve
hordeolum
style; inflammatory infection of a sebaceous gland on the eyelid
oculomycosis
disease of the eye or part of the eye caused by fungus
nystagmus
the repetitive involuntary movement of the eye
strabismus
disorder in which one or both eyes cannot focus on the same object
impacted cerumen
abnormal accumulation of wax-like secretion found in the expernal ear canal that can lead to temporary hearing loss
Meniere's disease
chronic inner ear disease that causes tinnitus, vertigo, and progressive deafness
otitis media
infection caused by an accumulation of fluid found within the middle ear
otosclerosis
abnormal hardening of the stapes of the ear caused by unusual bone development