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Cervicogenic vertigo: a report of three cases

July 31, 2014

Cervicogenic vertigo is defined as a sensation of rotation, resulting from an alteration of the neck proprioceptive afferents of the upper cervical spine. As a consequence of their association with the vestibular nucleus, patients frequently experience a sensation of rotation or falling when they turn or flex and extend their head. Nystagmus may be present

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Part I: Background and clinical presentation

July 07, 2014

Purpose: To review recent theories regarding the aetiology and pathophysiology of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), including its epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis. Data sources: Relevant studies were identified by searching MEDLINE from 1966 – March, 1997. Study selection: A total of 35 studies were selected on the basis of their relevance to

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