HINTS in the Acute Vestibular Syndrome: Pearls and Pitfalls

Nathan H. Kung, Gregory P. Van Stavern, Daniel R. Gold

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The acute vestibular syndrome (AVS) is characterized by the rapid onset of vertigo, nausea/vomiting, nystagmus, unsteady gait, and head motion intolerance lasting more than 24 hours. We present 4 patients with AVS to illustrate the pearls and pitfalls of the Head Impulse, Nystagmus, Test of Skew (HINTS) examination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-250
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology


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