BACKGROUND: The visual, ocular motor and vestibular systems have intimate neural and close anatomical relationship that dictates their assessment in a patient with dizziness and vertigo. RESULTS: Recognition of the pearls and pitfalls of a targeted clinical examination HINTS/HINTS "Plus" allows the clinician to probe at the bedside the most crucial hypothesis in a patient with acute isolated vestibular syndrome, "Is this a stroke?" CONCLUSION: By applying a methodical approach to examination of patients with dizziness and vertigo, localization of the offending lesion, management, and even elucidation of the underlying diagnosis is feasible.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2020|
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