Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

Ji Soo Kim, David S. Zee

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A 58-year-old woman seeks care from her primary physician after the occurrence of sudden vertigo and imbalance with nausea and vomiting, which began that morning when she got out of bed. The vertigo lasted less than a minute but recurred when she lay back down in bed, rolled over in bed, or got up again. She reports no tinnitus or hearing loss. How should this patient be evaluated and treated?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1138-1147
Number of pages10
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - 2014

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  • Medicine(all)


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