Science Quiz / Peripheral or Central Vertigo

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

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