Screening for Menière's disease in the general population - the needle in the haystack.

@article{Radtke2008ScreeningFM,
  title={Screening for Meni{\`e}re's disease in the general population - the needle in the haystack.},
  author={Andrea Radtke and Michael von Brevern and Maria Feldmann and Franziska Lezius and Thomas Ziese and Thomas Lempert and Hannelore K. Neuhauser},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2008},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={272-6}
}
CONCLUSION Based on clinical history alone, 98.4% of the population with vestibular vertigo do not qualify for a diagnosis of Menière's disease (MD). Although frequent in dizziness clinics, MD is rare in the general population. OBJECTIVE To narrow down the prevalence of MD in the general population. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A representative sample adult population sample (n=4869) was screened for moderate or severe dizziness/vertigo. Subsequently, 1003 participants completed a validated… CONTINUE READING