acute vestibular syndrome

acute vestibular syndrome

affected patients present with sudden onset of intense and disabling vertigo. The vertigo is paroxysmal, aggravated by head movement, and associated with nausea and vomiting. The patient exhibits horizontal or torsional nystagmus or mixed horizontotorsional nystagmus.
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HINTS to diagnose stroke in the acute vestibular syndrome. Stroke.
In the scenario of a spontaneous acute vestibular syndrome, eye movement testing is highly accurate at disclosing a posterior fossa stroke, when applying the HINTS plus rule [13, 14].
Zalazar et al., "The diagnostic accuracy of truncal ataxia and HINTS as cardinal signs for acute vestibular syndrome," Frontiers in Neurology, vol.
BALTIMORE -- A test battery of three oculomotor signs for patients with acute vestibular syndrome can detect stroke with greater sensitivity than does MRI with diffusion-weighted imaging in the first 24-48 hours after symptom onset, according to a prospective, cross-sectional study.
HINTS to diagnose stroke in the acute vestibular syndrome: three-step bedside oculomotor examination more sensitive than early MRI diffusion-weighted imaging.
BD enters in the differential diagnosis of acute vestibular syndromes accompanied by SNHL.
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