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2 Post-traumatic peripheral vertigo
Soyeon Yoon1, Mi Joo Kim1, Minbum Kim1orcid

DOI: https://doi.org/ [Accepted]
Published online: December 1, 2018
Corresponding author:  Minbum Kim, Tel: 0322903052, Fax: 0322903050, 
Email: minbumkim78@gmail.com
Received: 28 November 2018   • Accepted: 1 December 2018
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Post-traumatic vertigo can be defined as the vertiginous disorder occurred after head and neck trauma without other pre-existing vestibular disorder. Central, peripheral and combined deficits might cause this condition. Especially, various peripheral vestibulopathies are possible causes of post-traumatic vertigo; benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), temporal bone fracture, perilymphatic fistula, labyrinthine concussion, post-traumatic hydrops and cervical vertigo. Since the differential diagnosis of the post-traumatic vertigo is often difficult, it is essential to acquire knowledge of their pathophysiology and clinical features. In this review, peripheral vestibulopathy as the possible causes of post-traumatic vertigo were described according to the current literature.


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