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475 Possible Causes for Episodic Vertigo

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

    This patient was seen in a tertiary vestibular clinic for episodic vertigo.[] The patient was a 32-year-old male carpenter with a 17-year history of episodic vertigo that occurred when his neck was in the extended position while positioned supine and[] Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a common inner-ear pathology, characterised by episodic vertigo lasting for a few seconds that is associated with sudden change in[]

  • Meniere's Disease

    Clinical history of migraine, episodic vertigo, and Ménière's disease.[] Duration of vertigo episodes is limited to a period between 20 minutes and 12 hours.[] Abstract In 1861 Prosper Menière separated patients with episodic vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus from a group previously described as having apoplectiform cerebral congestion[]

  • Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence

    vertigo and disequilibrium (Tullio phenomenon), among others.[] vertigo and disequilibrium (Tullio phenomenon). 1, 2 Unprovoked drop attacks that were improved after repair of SSCD have also been reported. 9, 10 Notably, a common clinical[] Thomas Lempert and Michael von Brevern, Episodic vertigo, Current Opinion in Neurology, 10.1097/00019052-200502000-00003, 18, 1, (5-9), (2005). M.[]

  • Central Positional Vertigo

    […] of vertigo.[] People with Ménière’s disease can experience episodes of severe vertigo that can last for minutes to hours.[] The table lists several interventions that may lessen the severity of future episodes for those with mild episodic vertigo.[]

  • Lermoyez Syndrome

    […] of vertigo.[] The hallmark of this form of vertigo is that the first attack is the worst attack. The patient is completely well between episodes.[] Episodes of vertigo typically last at least 20 minutes and may persist for up to several hours.[]

  • Idiopathic Bilateral Vestibulopathy

    There is a rare variant of bilateral loss that begins with migraine and episodic vertigo. This syndrome responds to acetazolamide (Baloh et al, 1994).[] […] type showing recurrent vertigo attacks and single-attack type showing a single episode of vertigo.[] Nine reported prior prolonged episodes of vertigo consistent with the diagnosis of bilateral sequential vestibular neuritis.[]

  • Episodic Ataxia

    Vestibular ataxia, vertigo, tinnitus, and interictal myokymia are prominent; attacks are diminished by acetazolamide.[] With the recent report of mutations in the calcium channel gene CACNA1A in two families with episodic ataxia type 2, we investigated a patient with nonfamilial episodic vertigo[] Some of the affected family members had progressive ataxia typical of SCA6 whereas others had episodic vertigo responsive to acetazolamide typical of EA2.[]

  • Vestibular Neuronitis

    Although vestibular neuronitis is usually restricted to one attack, several studies have reported continuous or episodic vertigo or unsteadiness in 43% -53% of patients.[] The disruption leads to self-limited episodes of vertigo.[] Learn about vertigo and how to treat it at Patient. Meniere's disease occasions before, during, or after an episode of vertigo. No alternative vestibular diagnosis.[]

  • Labyrinthitis

    Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) or positional vertigo is a brief, intense episode of vertigo that occurs because of[] An isolated acute episode of rotational vertigo in a known arteriopath may represent a vascular labyrinthitis .[] Ménière's disease causes episodes of vertigo, irregular hearing loss, tinnitus (a ringing or buzzing in the ear), and a feeling of fullness in the ear.[]

  • Familial Progressive Vestibulocochlear Dysfunction

    Six months later, he stated that his complaints had not changed, but he had had no more episodes of vertigo or nausea.[] […] of debilitating vertigo, tinnitus and permanent sensorineural hearing loss.[] (benign positional vertigo) Transient episodes of vertigo caused by stimulation of vestibular sense organs by canalith; affects middle-age and older patients; affects twice[]

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