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

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