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S A Likhachev, I P Mar'enko
The objective of the present study was to elucidate specific features of etiology and pathophysiology of recurring chronic vestibular dysfunction. It included 90 patients with this pathology of whom 24 (26.6%) presented with vascular compression of the vestibulocochlear nerve diagnosed by means of high-field MRI. This method revealed the high frequency of positionally-dependent vestibular dysfunction associated with neurovascular interactions. Analysis of the state of vestibular dysfunction during the attack-free periods demonstrated the signs of latent vestibular dysfunction in 20 (83...
2015: Vestnik Otorinolaringologii
S A Likhachev, I P Mar'enko, A I Antonenko
The objective of the present publication was to demonstrate a clinical case of peripheral vestibular paroxismia verified in a woman with the help of the MRI technique. Vestibular paroxismia is a relatively rare disease manifested in such characteristic signs and symptoms as sudden and short-lived episodes of dizziness, unstable gait, and the concomitant vegetative disorders accompanied as a rule by tympanophonia, impairment of hearing, and falls. In typical cases, the duration of such episodes varies from several minutes to a few days...
2013: Vestnik Otorinolaringologii
Aline Mizuta Kozoroski Kanashiro, Cristiana Borges Pereira, Antonio Carlos de Paiva Melo, Milberto Scaff
The aims of this study were to identify the most common vestibular syndromes in a dizziness unit, and to observe their clinical aspects and response to treatment. Five hundred and fifteen patients were studied retrospectively in two institutions. Aspects of anamnesis, physical examination and the response to treatment were evaluated. The most frequent syndromes were: benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo (VPPB) (28.5%), phobic postural vertigo (11.5%), central vertigo (10.1%), vestibular neuritis (9.7%), Meniere disease (8...
March 2005: Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria
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