Peripheral or Central Vertigo

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

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Created Dec 10, 2011ReportNominate
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