Vestibular system

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Vestibular system

The area of the inner ear that helps maintain balance.
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is useful in patients with suspected central vestibular diseases. In addition to treating the cause of vertigo, all suffers should be offered vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT).
Urinary incontinence, constipation, acral lick granuloma, dermatological conditions, stress, paralysis, vestibular diseases are other conditions.
The results indicated most vertigo or dizziness are at-tributable to the above diseases, as Furman et al described that the most common causes of vertigo are benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Meniere's disease, migraine.20 Among 341 patients with certain diagnoses in our study, 111 patients (diagnosed as peripheral vestibular diseases) occupied 32.55%.
In addition to the otologic exam for vestibular diseases, patients should be screened for migraine, traumatic brain injury, dysautonomia, and dysrhythmias.
Since central vestibular diseases involve the brain stem and the cerebellum, "they are often a sign of something more ominous such as an inflammatory disease or a tumor," said Dr.