Iatrogenic benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: review and personal experience in dental and maxillo-facial surgery.

@article{Chiarella2007IatrogenicBP,
  title={Iatrogenic benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: review and personal experience in dental and maxillo-facial surgery.},
  author={Giuseppe Chiarella and Gianluca Leopardi and Laura De Fazio and Rosarita Chiarella and Claudia Cassandro and Ettore Cassandro},
  journal={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={126-8}
}
The post-traumatic origin of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo remains the most likely, from a patho-physiologic point of view. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo due to surgical "traumas" has been described in the medical literature. According to personal experience, these iatrogenic cases represent a rare possibility and may be the consequence of surgical interventions differing according to the anatomical district involved and surgical technique performed. The temporal relationship with… CONTINUE READING

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