The subjective visual vertical as a clinical parameter of vestibular function in peripheral vestibular diseases.

@article{Bhmer1995TheSV,
  title={The subjective visual vertical as a clinical parameter of vestibular function in peripheral vestibular diseases.},
  author={Agathe B{\"o}hmer and J Rickenmann},
  journal={Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium & orientation},
  year={1995},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={35-45}
}
The subjective visual vertical, SV, was measured in the upright and side positions in 25 normal subjects and in 73 patients with various peripheral vestibular disorders. Significant deviations of SV (toward the affected ear) were found in 100% of the patients with vestibular nerve section and with Ramsay Hunt syndrome, in 89% of the patients with vestibular neuritis, and in 0% of the patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. The deviation of SV gradually disappeared within a few weeks… CONTINUE READING

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