Revisiting benign paroxysmal positional vertigo pathophysiology.

  title={Revisiting benign paroxysmal positional vertigo pathophysiology.},
  author={Tal Marom and Yahav Oron and Waseem Watad and Dalia Levy and Yehudah Roth},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  volume={30 4},
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is the most common peripheral cause of vertigo. Although its pathophysiologic mechanisms remain unclear, different locations have been attributed throughout the last century, from the days of Bárány. Disease was initially located by Dix and Hallpike in the utricle, but later, Schuknecht's works elicited the cupulolithiasis and canalolithiasis theories, localizing the pathology to the semicircular canal system and mainly to the posterior one. However… CONTINUE READING

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