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  • cats
  • Interestingly, cats in the northeast united states are most likely to get this disease in the late summer and early fall. (petsbest.com)
  • The signs of vestibular disease in cats can be quite alarming to owners, who often believe their feline friend is having a stroke. (cathealth.com)
  • The vestibular system in cats is important for it keeps the head and body in the correct position with respect to gravity. (pethealthandcare.com)
  • With the onset of vestibular disease in cats , the brain becomes unable to recognize any body position that may not be normal. (pethealthandcare.com)
  • The onset of the disease is very sudden and vestibular disease in cats is symptomised by an in-coordination of body parts, dizzy spells, falling down frequently, walking drunkenly and stumbling without any obstruction, eyes that move continuously either up and down or side to side, a tilted head and rolling about. (pethealthandcare.com)
  • The disease in cats that is widely known by people is toxoplasma atau toxoplasmosis. (burmilla.net)
  • auditory
  • The peripheral auditory and vestibular systems share many common features in both health and disease, and many hereditary hearing loss disorders also affect vestibular function. (centerwatch.com)
  • Importance Though the effects of cochlear implantation (CI) on patients with hearing loss has been well described, its effect on the auditory and vestibular symptoms in patients with Ménière's disease (MD) has not been firmly established. (vestibular.org)
  • Objectives To determine whether CI in patients with MD improves hearing performance as measured by standard post-CI audiometric testing and to describe the impact of CI on subjective auditory and vestibular quality-of-life measures. (vestibular.org)
  • Main Outcomes and Measures Pre-CI and post-CI sentence testing scores, frequency and severity of MD vestibular and auditory symptoms via the MD Functional Level Scale (FLS), and hearing quality of life via the Hearing Handicap Index were reviewed. (vestibular.org)
  • Conclusions and Relevance Patients with MD who undergo CI are capable of achieving substantial receptive communication improvement comparable to the gains experienced by patients without MD. Implantation seems to neither adversely alter the natural history of vestibular function nor notable exacerbate auditory symptoms. (vestibular.org)
  • apparatus
  • The vestibular apparatus controls our sense of balance. (petsbest.com)
  • In a nutshell, the vestibular apparatus is the neurological equipment responsible for perceiving one's body's orientation relative to the earth (determining if you are upside-down, standing up straight, falling etc.) and informing ones eyes and extremities how they should move accordingly. (marvistavet.com)
  • The vestibular apparatus allows us to walk, even run, on very uneven ground without falling, helps us know when we need to right ourselves, and allows our eyes to follow moving objects without becoming dizzy. (marvistavet.com)
  • If there is trouble in the vestibular apparatus, then one may not properly perceive one's orientation. (marvistavet.com)
  • however, nystagmus is named according to the direction of the fast component (i.e. there may be left nystagmus but the lesion is probably on the right side of the vestibular apparatus. (marvistavet.com)
  • One thing to keep in mind is that there is a peripheral vestibular apparatus on each side of the head for a reason. (vin.com)
  • Stimulation of one side of the vestibular apparatus will also lead to excitation of extensor muscles on the side being stimulated. (vin.com)
  • Consider that damaging or removing the left peripheral vestibular apparatus is the same as exciting the right side. (vin.com)
  • brain
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  • commonly
  • Vestibular disease is commonly misdiagnosed as a seizure, stroke, or poisoning. (dansvilleanimalhospital.com)
  • As such, vestibular signs are commonly encountered in affected animals. (cynologist.com)
  • Neurological deficits develop a few days later, and commonly manifest as vestibular signs, along with pupillary dilation and seizures. (cynologist.com)
  • The hearing loss is associated with temporal bone abnormalities, most commonly enlargement of the vestibular aqueduct, but it can also include the more severe Mondini dysplasia, a complex malformation in which the normal cochlear spiral of 2.5 turns is replaced by a hypoplastic coil of 1.5 turns (summary by Campbell et al. (malacards.org)
  • dizziness
  • Apart from dizziness, caloric stimulation induced depersonalisation/derealisation symptoms which healthy subjects denied ever experiencing before, while patients reported that the symptoms were similar to those encountered during their disease. (bmj.com)
  • Ménière's disease may start with fluctuating hearing loss, eventually progressing to attacks of vertigo and dizziness. (vestibular.org)
  • clinical signs
  • Clinical signs similar to peripheral vestibular disease but with associated depressed mental status (e.g. poorly interactive and disorientated) and postural deficits i.e. loss of strength and proprioception. (fitzpatrickreferrals.co.uk)
  • However, treatment with thiamine (12.5-50 mg/dog or 12.5-25 mg/cat i.in or s.c q24h until oral supplementation is possible) in the early stages of disease can lead to rapid reversal of clinical signs, although some signs, such as blindness and wide excursions of the head and neck, may be residual. (cynologist.com)
  • receptors
  • The dendritic zones of bipolar neurons for the vestibular neurons (located within the vestibular ganglia within the petrous temporal bone) are in synaptic contact with specialized "hair cells" (the hairs are actually stereocilia) in specific receptors. (vin.com)
  • These receptors in include the crista ampullaris, and maculae for vestibular function. (vin.com)
  • pathways
  • An important gene associated with Deafness, Autosomal Recessive 4, with Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct is SLC26A4 (Solute Carrier Family 26 Member 4), and among its related pathways/superpathways is Gap junction trafficking . (malacards.org)