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

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