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Can you name the Peripheral or Central Vertigo ?

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

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