Acute vestibular syndrome incerebellar stroke

Acute vestibular syndrome incerebellar stroke The current paper reports on a patient with recurrent rotational vertigo and persistent dizziness and imbalance lasting several weeks, who underwent extensive neuro-otological and radiological examinations. Pathological findings initially included right-sided benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), persistent horizontal spontaneous nystagmus (SPN) to the left, and a pathological bedside and video head impulse test (HIT) on the left. The pathological HIT on the left and the SPN to the left indicated a central origin. Therefore, cranial magnetic resonance imaging was performed which revealed a left-sided ischemic stroke in the territory of the medial branch of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (mPICA). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png HNO Springer Journals

Acute vestibular syndrome incerebellar stroke

HNO , Volume 65 (2) – Mar 7, 2017
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Publisher
Springer Medizin
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer Medizin Verlag GmbH
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Otorhinolaryngology; Neurosurgery
ISSN
0017-6192
eISSN
1433-0458
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00106-016-0315-7
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Abstract

The current paper reports on a patient with recurrent rotational vertigo and persistent dizziness and imbalance lasting several weeks, who underwent extensive neuro-otological and radiological examinations. Pathological findings initially included right-sided benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), persistent horizontal spontaneous nystagmus (SPN) to the left, and a pathological bedside and video head impulse test (HIT) on the left. The pathological HIT on the left and the SPN to the left indicated a central origin. Therefore, cranial magnetic resonance imaging was performed which revealed a left-sided ischemic stroke in the territory of the medial branch of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (mPICA).

Journal

HNOSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 7, 2017

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