Peripheral or Central Vertigo

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the Peripheral or Central Vertigo ?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

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

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras