What is an autoimmune inner ear disease?

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Eric E. Smouha, MD
Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology)

Auto-immune inner ear disease (AIED) causes rapidly progressive hearing loss and can often be treated with oral or injected steroids or newer anti-inflammatory drugs.

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