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Benign recurrent vertigo
  1. Robert Slater
  1. Division of Neurology, Delaware County Hospital, USA
  2. Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

    Abstract

    Patients with recurrent vertigo in the absence of cochlear signs remain a diagnostic problem. The absence of a standard system of nomenclature further hampers the understanding of these disorders. The term benign recurrent vertigo is suggested as a useful term to characterise many of these patients. The disorder shares some of the features of migraine, and seems likely to have a similar vasospastic aetiology.

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