Hallpike test

Hallpike test

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Because posterior canal BPPV causes more than 90% of problems, the Dix Hallpike test is discussed in more detail (Fig.
Firstly, the group with definite peripheral vertigo will have positive signs with some of the following tests: Dix Hallpike test, lateral semi-circular canal (SCC) test, caloric test, HIT, and DVAT.
His Hallpike test was again negative, but when he turned from the supine to the left or right lateral position, he became vertiginous and exhibited a horizontal nystagmus for 15 to 20 seconds; the nystagmus was accompanied by nausea but not vomiting.
The results of the Hallpike test were classified as either positive or negative.
Negative findings on the Hallpike test were seen in 31 patients (91.