peripheral vertigo

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a sensation of rotation or movement of one's self (subjective vertigo) or of one's surroundings (objective vertigo) in any plane. The term is sometimes used erroneously as a synonym for dizziness. Vertigo may result from diseases of the inner ear or may be due to disturbances of the vestibular centers or pathways in the central nervous system.
benign paroxysmal positional vertigo recurrent vertigo and nystagmus occurring when the head is placed in certain positions, usually not associated with lesions of the central nervous system.
benign positional vertigo (benign postural vertigo) benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
central vertigo that due to disorder of the central nervous system.
cerebral vertigo vertigo resulting from a brain lesion, such as in meningogenic labyrinthitis. Called also organic vertigo.
disabling positional vertigo constant vertigo or dysequilibrium and nausea in the upright position, without hearing disturbance or loss of vestibular function.
labyrinthine vertigo Meniere's disease.
organic vertigo cerebral vertigo.
peripheral vertigo vestibular vertigo.
positional vertigo that associated with a specific position of the head in space or with changes in position of the head in space.
vestibular vertigo vertigo due to disturbances of the vestibular centers or pathways in the central nervous system.

peripheral vertigo

Vertigo due to disturbances in the peripheral areas of the central nervous system.
See also: vertigo
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The Mann-Whitney U-test was used to analyze whether there was a statistically significant difference for the non-normally distributed data of the peripheral vertigo and control group measurements.
Patients of either sex, at least 45 years old, were eligible if they were diagnosed with peripheral vertigo not otherwise specified (H81.3) or vertiginous syndrome not otherwise specified (H81.9) as classified by the International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition (ICD-10) [16], had symptoms of vertigo for at least 3 months, scored at least 3 on a one-to-ten numeric analogue scale (NAS) at screening, and had sufficient Russian or Ukrainian language skills to respond to interview questions and complete questionnaires.
Of 462 patients with vertigo, 318 (68.84%) were peripheral vertigo, 113 (24.46%) were central vertigo, and in 31 (6.70%) patients vertigo could not be categorized.
Unlike peripheral vertigo, central causes of dizziness produce a more variable picture.
Norman Chapin, the emergency department director, who formed an initial diagnosis that included possible stroke, possible peripheral vertigo and possible vertebral artery dissection (VAD).
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According to some researchers (e.g., Bower & Cotton, 1995), peripheral vertigo is more common in children than is central vertigo.
Nausea and vomiting are most often associated with peripheral vertigo, as are rotatory or horizontal nystagmus, he said.

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