Meniere's disease is: [DNB June 10]
Meniere's disease, which is an idiopathic lesion, is a clinical diagnosis. The following conditions, which are included in Meniere's syndrome or secondary Meniere's disease, can mimic the clinical features of Meniere's disease and should be kept in mind.
a. Migraine and basilar migraine
b. Autoimmune disease of inner ear and otosclerosis
c. Syphilis and Cogan's syndrome
e. Vertebral basilar insufficiency
f. Trauma: Head injury or ear surgery
g. Acoustic neuroma
Lermoyez syndrome is a variant of Meniere's disease, where initially there is deafness and tinnitus, vertigo appears later when deafness improves.