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Research in Vestibular Science 2014;13(1): 7-11.
이뇨제를 처방한 재발성 전정장애의 임상적 특징과 경과
, , , 고준석1, 김호엽1, 허동구1,2, 안성기1,2
경상대학교 의학전문대학원 1이비인후과학교실, 2건강과학연구원
Clinical Characteristics and Course of Recurrent Vestibulopathy Following Diuretics Medication
Joon Seok Ko, Ho Yeop Kim, Dong Gu Hur, Seong Ki Ahn
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea. skahn@gnu.ac.kr
2Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea.
et, and the characteristics of vertigo.
Median follow-up was 29 months (range, 27−37 months). Patients had a mean age at onset of 48.2 years and a mean duration of 2.75 years. An obvious female predilection was found, and unilateral caloric paresis (≥25%) was seen in 23.3%. Of the 30 patients, symptoms resolved in 80% but were unchanged in 20%. No patient with RV developed a central nervous system disease or benign paroxysmal positional vertigo during follow-up.
The present study shows that in the majority of cases, vertigo resolved following diuretics medication. In cases of the patients with severe or disabling recurrent vestibulopathy, the diuretics medication may be effective in reducing the frequency of vertigo attacks.
Keywords: Vertigo, benign recurrent; Diuretics
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