Dizziness in the Elderly

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Abstract Vertigo, unsteadiness, and other balance-related symptoms are common among older adults. These complaints should be taken seriously because they can lead to falls, injuries, loss of independence, and even…

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Medication-Related Dizziness in the Older Adult

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Abstract Dizziness is highly prevalent among adults aged 65 years and older. Normal aging does not cause dizziness, but other factors including comorbid conditions, drug-related problems, and polypharmacy predispose older…

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Vertebrobasilar Infarcts and Ischemia

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Abstract This chapter reviews clinical presentations and current treatment paradigms of vertebrobasilar ischemia and infarcts. New data regarding treatment outcomes of large vessel occlusion in the posterior circulation are presented….

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Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence

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Abstract It has been 20 years since the initial description of superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD) first appeared in the literature, and information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of this…

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Migraine-Associated Vertigo

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Abstract In this chapter, we discuss the diagnostic criteria, the proposed pathophysiology, the common historical features, demographics, physical examination, otologic and vestibular testing, imaging, differential diagnosis, prognosis, and a basic…

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