Central vestibular disorders

@article{Dieterich2006CentralVD,
  title={Central vestibular disorders},
  author={Marianne Dieterich},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={254},
  pages={559-568}
}
  • M. Dieterich
  • Published 6 April 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurology
Dizziness or vertigo is an erroneous perception of selfmotion or object-motion as well as an unpleasant distortion of static gravitational orientation. It is caused by a mismatch between the vestibular, visual, and somatosensory systems. Thanks to their functional overlap, the three systems are able to compensate, in part, for each other's deficiencies. Thus, vertigo is not a well-defined disease entity, but rather a multisensory syndrome that results when there is a pathological dysfunction of… 

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