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Vestibular Evaluation for Dizziness

Vestibular Evaluation for Dizziness
Patient with suspected benign positional paroxysmal vertigo (BPPV) may undergo evaluation to determine the health of the vestibular portion of the inner ear and to rule out a brain disorder as the cause of dizziness, vertigo, and balance problems. 

Question:  A patient with complaints of dizziness is seen for a vestibular evaluation. The physician completed the following tests: spontaneous with gaze, optokinetic, oscillating tracking, positionals head right and left, and Dix-Hallpike right and left. The physician also completed warm and cool caloric irrigations in both ears, for a total of four irrigations. All tests were performed using a recording device.

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