otolithic crisis

otolithic crisis

a sudden drop attack without loss of consciousness, vertigo, auditory disturbances, or autonomic manifestations.
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o·to·lith·ic cri·sis

(ō'tō-lith'ik krī'sis)
A sudden drop attack without loss of consciousness, vertigo, auditory disturbances, or autonomic manifestations.
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Prophylaxis of Tumarkins Otolithic Crisis: Role and Dosage of Betahistine.
'Some people also experience 'drop attacks' or extreme vertigo that causes them to lose their balance and fall, also known at Tumarkin's otolithic crisis,' he added.
This event provokes a utricular response similar to that believed to precipitate a drop attack (Tumarkin's otolithic crisis) in patients with long-standing Meniere's disease.