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

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