MR with Kanchi: Vertigo

 

A middle aged gentleman with a pmh of TB of who presented with episodic dizziness that occurred with movement – ultimately diagnosed with BPPV.

 

Distinguishing peripheral vs. central causes of Vertigo

**Central vertigo is generally much milder and more constant

**Vertibobasilar insufficiency is one of the central causes of vertigo that can cause intermittent vertigo often occurring with neck extension

**If you want a great dot phrase for BPPV for your clinic patients – check out Dr. Lawrence’s smartphrases – .pivertigoselfepley

**Check out “Video 2” on the following link which demonstrates the Epley maneuver

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