Peripheral or Central Vertigo

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Sign or Symptoms Central (C) or Peripheral (P) Vertigo
Finite symptoms (minutes, days, weeks) but recurrent
Bidirectional or Unidirectional nystagmus
Tinnitus often present
Common causes: vascular, demyelinating, neoplasm
Vertical or purely torsional nystagmus may be present
Fall toward the slow phase
Tinnitus usually absent
No inhibition of visual fixation
Caused by BPPV, infection (labyrinthitis), Menieres neuronitis, ischemia, trauma, toxin
Sign or Symptoms Central (C) or Peripheral (P) Vertigo
Associated CNS abnormalities - diplopia, hiccups, cranial neuropathies, dysarthria
Purely horizontal nystagmus may be present
Visual fixation inhibits nystagmus and vertigo
Mild vertigo
Unidirectional fast phase nystagmus
Marked severity of vertigo
Chronic duration of symptoms
Spin toward fast phase

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Created Dec 10, 2011ReportNominate
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