Epidemiology of paroxysmal positioning vertigo: correlation with seasons, climate, and pollution.

@article{Mariani2008EpidemiologyOP,
  title={Epidemiology of paroxysmal positioning vertigo: correlation with seasons, climate, and pollution.},
  author={Paolo Mariani and Matteo Pelagatti and Ale{\vs} Hahn and Dario Alpini},
  journal={The international tinnitus journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          168-74
        }
}
The aim of this article was to evaluate the time course of paroxysmal positioning vertigo (PPV) and to investigate correlations with environmental and seasonal factors through a retrospective statistical analysis spanning 4 years (2001-2004). Applying rigorous diagnostic criteria, we selected 575 patients (429 women and 146 men; age range, 17-94 years; mean age, 55 years for men and 56 years for women). Statistical analysis included events per month and per year. We conducted a descriptive… CONTINUE READING

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