Posterior semicircular canal occlusion for intractable benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

@article{Parnes1990PosteriorSC,
  title={Posterior semicircular canal occlusion for intractable benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.},
  author={Lorne S Parnes and J A McClure},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={1990},
  volume={99 5 Pt 1},
  pages={330-4}
}
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is most often a self-limited disorder arising from the posterior semicircular canal of the undermost ear in the Hallpike position. Some individuals with this disorder have severe and protracted symptoms requiring more than expectant therapy. We describe two patients with intractable BPPV and profound sensorineural hearing loss in the affected ear treated by transmastoid posterior semicircular canal occlusion. Postoperatively, both were relieved of… CONTINUE READING

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