Vertigo pp 23-48 | Cite as

Approaching the patient

  • Thomas Brandt


About 50% of all patients presenting with dizziness, vertigo, or disequilibrium in a neurological dizziness unit will be suffering from one of the five following common syndromes (Table 2.1):
  • benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo,

  • phobic postural vertigo,

  • basilar migraine,

  • Menière’s disease, or

  • vestibular neuritis.


Semicircular Canal Smooth Pursuit Galvanic Vestibular Stimulation Vestibular Neuritis Congenital Nystagmus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Brandt
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  1. 1.Neurologische Klinik, Klinikum GroßhadernLudwig-Maximillians-UniversitätMunichGermany

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