Flashcards in Head and Neck Disease - Dizzness Deck (10):
What is BPPV
Acute attach of transient vertigo. lasting second to minutes and is affected by head positon
What Causes BPPV
. caused by migration of free floating otoliths within the endolymph of the semicircular cancel, sense gravity and movement.
How do you diagnose
history and dix-hallpike maneuver.
What is labyrinthitis
acute infection of the inner ear. last for days due to complication of AOM, meningitis,
What are the manifestations of labrinthytis
clinical - vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, vomiting and no fever or pain
What Vestibular neuronitis
Lasts for days to weeks
What are the manifestation of vestibular neuronitis
severe vertigo with nausea, vomiting, no tinnitus
What is Meniere's Disease
Also called Endolymphatic Hydrops. Minutes to hours.
What are the manifestations of Meniere's Disease
Clinical – tinnitus, vertigo, hearing loss, drop attacks (sudden fall without warning)