Autoimmune Disease of the Inner Ear Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Sep 27, 2018
  • Author: Neeraj N Mathur, MBBS, MS, FAMS, DNB(ENT), MNAMS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

These include the following:

  • Ménière disease

  • Syphilis

  • Sudden sensorineural hearing loss

  • Acoustic neuroma

  • Other neoplasms

Systemic immunologic disorders with otologic symptoms

These include the following:

  • Cogan syndrome [13, 14]

  • Polyarteritis nodosa

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Wegener granulomatosis

  • Sarcoidosis

Differential Diagnoses