Peripheral or Central Vertigo

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

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