canalith repositioning maneuver
a maneuver to reposition otolithic debris from the semicircular ducts, usually the posterior, to the utricle in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
Synonym(s): Epley maneuver
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Epley maneuverA technique used to manage benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which involves sequential movement of the head into 4 positions.
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Epley maneuverCanalith repositioning procedure, modified liberatory maneuver Neurology A technique used to manage BPPV, which involves sequential movement of the head into 4 positions. See Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
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