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Flashcards in Dizzness Deck (13):
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Types:

Dizziness, Vertigo, Imbalance, Presyncope and Syncope

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Presyncope or Syncope suggests:

Cardiovascular cause

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Spinning or Whirling suggests:

Inner ear or vestibular nerve or cerebellum cause

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The hallmark of inner ear disease:

Vertigo

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The illusion of movement of either one's self or the environment:

Vertigo

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The sense of movement of objects viewed when the patient moves:

Oscillopsia

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Dizziness precipitants:

Turning the head, sitting upright and Lying supine

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Ringing in the ears:

Tinnitus

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Diplopia, Dysarthria, Facial paresthesia and Extremity weakness:

Brainstem symptoms

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Ototoxic drugs:

Aminoglycosides and Antineoplastic drugs

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Most ototoxic antineoplastic drug:

Cisplatin

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Most common drugs that cause dizziness:

Antihypertensive drugs

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Systems involved in balance:

Cerebellar, Vestibular, Proprioceptive and Visual system

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