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17 Possible Causes for Dizziness, Short Sternocleidomastoid Muscle

  • Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence

    A randomized controlled trial of exercise therapy for dizziness and vertigo in primary care. Br J Gen Pract 1998;48:1136-40. Yardley L, Owen N, Nazareth I, Luxon L.[ejao.org] Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential (VEMP) Loud noises provoke short-latency relaxation potential in the ipsilateral sternocleidomastoid muscle.[neuroequilibrium.in] Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (VEMP): In SSCD, loud tones evoke a short-latency relaxation potential in the ipsilateral sternocleidomastoid muscle.[vestibular.org]

  • Labyrinthine Fistula

    Dizziness and Vertigo When you're dizzy, you may feel lightheaded, woozy, or disoriented. If you feel like you or the room are spinning, you have vertigo.[icdlist.com] […] relaxation potential in the ipsilateral sternocleidomastoid muscle - patients with SCD typically have a lower than normal threshold for the VEMP response and the amplitude[quizlet.com] Signs and symptoms [ edit ] PLF is a cause of dizziness, imbalance, and hearing loss —any or all of these symptoms can exist.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Idiopathic Bilateral Vestibulopathy

    Dizziness is the most common disorder seen after mTBI followed closely by headache. This article examines the diagnosis and treatment of vestibular disorders after mTBI.[miami.pure.elsevier.com] Responses were recorded on the sternocleidomastoid muscles.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He is currently part of the Interdisciplinary Center for Vertigo & Balance Disorders at the University Hospital Zurich.[books.google.de]

  • Congenital Torticollis

    The patient's rotary-torsional nystagmus suggested positional vertigo secondary to abnormal saccular function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The procedure will lengthen the short sternocleidomastoid muscle, and may be done as an outpatient surgery, meaning your child could go home the same day.[arlingtonortho.com] […] ataxia, or drowsiness Etiology: The pathogenesis is unknown Considered to be a “migraine equivalent” disorder Some patients later develop migraines or benign paroxysmal vertigo[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Sternocleidomastoid Hematoma

    Sternocleidomastoid Muscles: Affects Head, Eyes, Sinus, Ears, Throat, Pain, Dizziness, Whiplash - The Wellness Digest[pinterest.fr] muscle showed cord-like. more severe thickening of deep fascia shortening, shortening before and middle scalene muscle, the carotid sheath and vein shortening can occur to[e.uuuwell.com] Autonomic symptoms such as increased perspiration or nasal secretions, hyperemia, nausea and dizziness are also associated with trigger points.[special-tests.com]

  • Torticollis

    On more in-depth evaluation, it was discovered that the child had torticollis, pallor, and brief dizziness or vertigo with each episode.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The procedure will lengthen the short sternocleidomastoid muscle, and may be done as an outpatient surgery, meaning your child could go home the same day.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] It may be associated with dizziness and, much more rarely, with dysphagia, syncope, migraine or chest pain.[patient.info]

  • Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer

    […] alpha-1 receptor blocker that acts as an alpha adrenergic blockade, may also alleviate symptoms by decreasing the smooth muscles’ reaction to sympathetic stimuli (headaches, dizziness[dermatologyadvisor.com] […] and the scalene muscles (A, short arrow) and furthermore conglomerate-like tumors in the right upper mediastinum (A, long arrow).[bmcurol.biomedcentral.com] Figure 1 Coronal reformatted computed tomography image of the initial contrast enhanced chest scan shows rim-enhancing enlarged lymphnodes left supraclavicular between the sternocleidomastoid[bmcurol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Otolith

    Especially in cases with positional vertigo and/or dizziness, the occurrence of abnormal results in this test (69%) was far higher compared with that of cases where vertigo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] VEMPs are short-latency electromyograms evoked by high-level acoustic stimuli recorded from surface electrodes over the tonically contracted sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle[leader.pubs.asha.org] OBJECTIVE: Vertiginous attacks of Ménière's disease (MD) are characterized by various types of vertigo, namely rotatory vertigo, dizziness and drop attack.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    (i.e. non-dizzy) patients.[dizziness-and-balance.com] Stretching should begin with short, tight muscles (ie, upper trapezius, levator scapulae, scalenes, sternocleidomastoid, pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, suboccipitalis[emedicine.medscape.com] , lightheadedness, or vertigo Causes of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome The exact cause of TOS disorders is often unclear.[urmc.rochester.edu]

  • Cervical Rib Syndrome

    (i.e. non-dizzy) patients.[dizziness-and-balance.com] Stretching should begin with short, tight muscles (ie, upper trapezius, levator scapulae, scalenes, sternocleidomastoid, pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, suboccipitalis[emedicine.medscape.com] Neither one would be expected to cause any dizziness.[dizziness-and-balance.com]

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