Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

  title={Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.},
  author={Joseph M. Furman and Stephen P. Cass},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={341 21},
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a common disorder of the inner ear that should be suspected in all patients with a history of positionally provoked vertigo. The condition appears to be caused by free-floating debris in the posterior semicircular canal. The diagnosis is confirmed by eliciting characteristic symptoms and signs during the Dix-Hallpike test. Although benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is usually a self-limited disorder, treatment with a specific bedside maneuver is… CONTINUE READING

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