Vertigo and Dizziness

Common Complaints

  • Thomas Brandt
  • Marianne Dieterich
  • Michael Strupp

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 139-148

About this book


After headache, vertigo and dizziness is the second most common complaint of patients. Vertigo is not a disease entity, but rather an unspecific syndrome consisting of various disorders with different causes. Most syndromes of vertigo can only be correctly diagnosed by means of a careful medical history and physical examination of the patient. The majority of these cases have a benign cause, a favorable natural course, and a positive response to therapy.

This short and concise, clinically-oriented book is for physicians of different specializations who treat patients with vertigo including neurologists and ENT specialists. Easy-to-use, it has an overview of the most important syndromes of vertigo, each with explanatory clinical descriptions and illustrations.

Target market: Physicians of different specializations who treat patients with vertigo including neurologists, neurootologic specialists, neuroophthalmology, otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, ophthalmology and ENT specialists, and general medicine practitioners.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Thomas Brandt
    • 1
  • Marianne Dieterich
    • 2
  • Michael Strupp
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of Munich Klinikum GrosshadernMunichGermany
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyJohannes Gutenberg UniversityMainzGermany

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