Labyrinthitis, Vestibular Neuritis and Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL)

  title={Labyrinthitis, Vestibular Neuritis and Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL)},
  author={Michael A. B. Naafs},
This mini-review discusses pathogenesis and pathophysiology of vestibular neuritis,labyrinthitis and sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).In addtion,the role of the immune system as a therapeutic target in the treatment and course of these disorders is evaluated.Viral,bacterial,traumatic. congenital acquired and heriditary causes are discussed. Results of the therapeutic applications of glucosteroid, immunosuppressives and the new biologics are considered. Active target delivery of genetically… 
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Labyrinthitis, Vestibular Neuritis and Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL)
This mini-review discusses pathogenesis and pathophysiology of vestibular neuritis, Labyrinthitis and sensorineural hearing loss and active target delivery of genetically modified monocytes seems at present the most attractive option for the treatment of SNHL.


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