Down-beating nystagmus in anterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

  • David A. Zapala
  • Published 2008 in Journal of the American Academy of Audiology


Down-beating positional nystagmus is typically associated with central nervous system disease. Anterior canal benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (AC-BPPV) can mimic down-beating positional nystagmus of central origin, particularly when it is bilateral. Factors that increase the probability of bilateral AC-BPPV include a history of bilateral multicanal… (More)


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