Vertigo: a review of common peripheral and central vestibular disorders.

  title={Vertigo: a review of common peripheral and central vestibular disorders.},
  author={Timothy L Thompson and Ronald C Amedee},
  journal={The Ochsner journal},
  volume={9 1},
INTRODUCTION Dizziness, a common symptom that affects more than 90 million Americans, has been reported to be the most common complaint in patients 75 years of age or older. Dizziness, however, is a common term used to describe multiple sensations (vertigo, presyncope, disequilibrium), each having numerous etiologies. It is often difficult for a physician to elucidate the quality of dizziness a patient is experiencing and decide how to proceed with medical management. The focus of this article… CONTINUE READING
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