Drop attacks in elderly patients secondary to otologic causes with Meniere's syndrome or non-Meniere peripheral vestibulopathy.

@article{Lee2005DropAI,
  title={Drop attacks in elderly patients secondary to otologic causes with Meniere's syndrome or non-Meniere peripheral vestibulopathy.},
  author={Hyung Ki Lee and Hyon-Ah Yi and S Lee and Byung-Hoon Ahn and B R Park},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={232 1-2},
  pages={71-6}
}
Many neurologists are unaware of the drop attack that may occur from an inner ear dysfunction especially in elderly. We studied the clinical features and results of quantitative audiovestibular tests in six elderly patients (> or =65 years of age) who presented with drop attacks attributable to an inner ear pathology. Group was divided into Meniere's syndrome (4) or non-Meniere peripheral vestibulopathy (2). Standard dizziness questionnaire and quantitative audiovestibular function testing were… CONTINUE READING