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Journal of the Korean Balance Society 2005;4(2): 347-352.
난치성 두위현훈의 치료
구자원, 허동구
서울대학교 의과대학 이비인후과학교실, 분당서울대학교병원 이비인후과
Management of Intractable Positional Vertigo
Ja-Won Koo, M.D., Dong Gu Hur, M.D.
Department of Otolaryngology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of dizziness. Most patients are easily resolved by one or several sessions of appropriate repositioning maneuver, although a small percentage of patients suffer from persisting symptom over several months. When BPPV is not controlled by appropriate repositioning maneuver, that condition is no more ‘benign’. In this session, other management options reported in the literature for ‘intractable’ positional vertigo are reviewed and also other conditions simulating intractable positional vertigo are discussed.
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