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13- DISEASE & DISORDER TERMS

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labyrinthitis
inflammation of the labyrinth
mastoiditis
inflammation of the mastoid
myringitis
inflammation of the tympanic membrane
otalgia
pain in the ear
otomastoiditis
inflammation of the ear and the mastoid
otomycosis
abnormal condition of fungus in the ear
otopyorrhea
discharge of pus from the ear
otorrhea
discharge from the ear
otosclerosis
hardening of the ear
tympanitis or otitis media
inflammation of the middle ear
acoustic neuroma
benign tumor within the auditory canal
ceruminoma
tumor of a gland that secretes earwax
cholesteatoma
cyslike mass composed of epithelial cells and cholesterol occurring in the middle ear
Meniere disease
chronic disease of the inner ear characterized by dizziness, ringing in the ear and hearing loss
otitis externa
inflammation of the outer ear
presbycusis
hearing impairment in old age
tinnitus
ringing in the ears
vertigo
a sense that either one's own body