Head and Neck Injury

  • Thomas Brandt
Part of the Clinical Medicine and the Nervous System book series (CLIN.MED.NERV.)


There are several types of post-traumatic vertigo (Table E.l), and the pathogeneses are controversial (Friedman et al. 1945, Tuohimaa 1978). It seems that what Friedman et al. wrote in 1945 about this subject is still valid: “In a discussion of dizziness per se following trauma, or as a part of the post-traumatic syndrome, there are many opinions as to what are the important factors in the evaluation of dizziness. In general there are three schools of thought — one group who consider dizziness, as well as the other symptoms of the post-traumatic syndrome, to be of psychogenic origin; another group who report it to be exclusively of physiogenic origin; and others who emphasize the importance of both types of factors”.


Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Neck Injury Closed Head Injury Postural Vertigo Vestibular Neurectomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Brandt
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  1. 1.Klinikum GrosshadernLudwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchen 70Germany

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