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Vertigo

From Mediwikis

Defined as the "Hallucination of movement", patients may report the room spinning around them, moving to one side, or falling over.

Types

Example Peripheral Central
Hearing Loss Acoustic Neuroma

Ménière's disease
Acute Otitis Media
Cholesteatoma
Temporal Fracture

(PACS)

Brain Tumor
Multiple Sclerosis

No Hearing Loss Vestibuloneuronitis

BPPV

Alcohol

Postural Hypotension
PACS
Anaemia

Where central describes pathology related to the brain, and peripheral everywhere else.

Examination


Conditions

Vestibulo-neuronitis

Ménière's disease

Acoustic Neuroma

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo