Neuro-Ophthalmology & Neuro-Otology

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Meniere syndrome
Pupillary abnormalities
Temporal arteritis

Abnormalities of Higher Visual Function

Alexia without agraphia
Cortical blindness
Visual agnosias

Funduscopic & Primary Visual Pathway Disorders

Cogan syndrome
Common retinopathies
Ischemic optic neuropathy
Kearns-Sayre syndrome
Leber hereditary optic neuropathy
Neurofibromatosis type 2
Neuromyelitis optica
Optic neuritis
Orbital disease in neuro-ophthalmology
Paraneoplastic retinopathy
Pseudotumor cerebri syndrome
Susac syndrome
Toxic and nutritional deficiency optic neuropathies
Transient visual loss
Unusual retinopathies
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
Von Hippel-Lindau disease

Eye Movement Abnormalities

Bilateral vestibulopathy
Combined third, fourth, and sixth nerve palsies
Horizontal gaze palsy
Inner ear concussion
Isolated fourth nerve palsy
Isolated sixth nerve palsy
Kearns-Sayre syndrome
Labyrinthine infarction
Meniere syndrome
Neuro-ophthalmology of movement disorders
Nonparalytic horizontal strabismus
Orbital disease in neuro-ophthalmology
Painful ophthalmoplegia
Paraneoplastic opsoclonus in adults
Positional vertigo
Progressive external ophthalmoplegia
Recurrent painful ophthalmoplegic neuropathy
Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome
Third nerve palsy
Vertical gaze palsy

Hearing Abnormalities

Auditory hallucinations due to central nervous system lesions
Central deafness
Cogan syndrome
Hearing loss in infants and children
Inner ear concussion
Labyrinthine infarction
Meniere syndrome
Neurofibromatosis type 1
Noise-induced hearing loss
Objective tinnitus
Otic capsule dysplasia
Sensorineural hearing loss
Sporadic schwannomas and neurofibromas
Subjective tinnitus
Sudden deafness
Superficial siderosis
Susac syndrome
Systemic small-vessel vasculitis
Vestibular schwannoma
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome

Dizziness & Disequilibrium

Balance and gait disorders
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
Benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood
Bilateral vestibulopathy
Cerebral gas embolism
Cogan syndrome
Cough syncope
Drop attacks
Hyperventilation syndrome
Inner ear concussion
Labyrinthine infarction
Mal de debarquement
Meniere syndrome
Motion sickness
Neurofibromatosis type 1
Otic capsule dysplasia
Positional vertigo
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
Psychophysiological dizziness
Sporadic schwannomas and neurofibromas
Superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome
Vestibular migraine
Vestibular schwannoma

Treatment Information

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Swallow syncope
Visual hallucinations in blindness


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Study suggests serotonin may worsen tinnitus
Aug 22, 2017
Millions of people suffer from the constant sensation of ringing or buzzing in the ears known as tinnitus, creating constant irritation for some and severe anxiety for others. Research by scientists at OHSU shows why a common antidepressant medication may worsen the condition.
Zinc: a surprise target in regenerating the optic nerve after injury
Jan 03, 2017
Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital show that chelating zinc that is released as a result of an injured optic nerve gets cells to live longer, perhaps indefinitely, with dramatic levels of axon regeneration in a mouse model.
When silencing phantom noises is a matter of science
Sep 01, 2016
With a clever approach, researchers point to the first gene that could be protective of tinnitus. The study published in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience reports that without normal function of the GLAST gene, animals are more prone to develop tinnitus.
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Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis
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