Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo: Diagnostic Criteria

Michael Von Brevern, Pierre Bertholon, Thomas Brandt, Terry Fife, Takao Imai, Daniele Nuti, David Newman-Toker, Shuang Mei Yan, Huan Zhang, Xu Yang, Zi Ming Wu

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This article presents operational diagnostic criteria for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), formulated by the Committee for Classification of Vestibular Disorders of the Bárány Society.The classification reflects current knowledge of clinical aspects and pathomechanisms of BPPV and includes both established and emerging syndromes of BPPV.It is anticipated that growing understanding of the disease will lead to further development of this classification.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1275-1281
Number of pages7
JournalChinese General Practice
Issue number11
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017


  • Criteria
  • Diagnosis
  • Nystagmus
  • Positional
  • Vertigo

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Family Practice


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