Chronic vestibular syndromes – Part 3

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In this episode:

  • Chronic vestibular syndromes have four types
  •  Recurrent vertigo, recurrent spontaneous vertigo, imbalance ataxia and persistent postural perceptual dizziness (PPPD)
  • Helpful tips for GPs to help differentiate these syndromes and the main conditions that causes them


Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 43 mins

Guest: Dr Benjamin Tsang, Neurologist


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Videos provided by Dr Tsang and hospital staff at Sunshine coast
Head Impulse test
Video shows the head impulse test demonstration.

L) PC BPPV – L) DH UBN and torsional
Video of what left posterior canal BPPV would look like on a left Dix-Hallpike.

Cropped N right HIT +ve left HIT
Video shows an abnormal physical examination finding of an abnormal head impulse test.

Last Updated: 27 Jul, 2021

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