Vertigo, with or without nystagmus, may accompany many diseases. Most causes are transient and benign. A systematic approach saves valuable time. Nonrotational dizziness must be distinguished from true vertigo in which a sensation of motion is involved. Careful evaluation of nystagmus is essential, as is a complete cardiovascular examination. Meniere's syndrome, while common, is overdiagnosed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||American family physician|
|State||Published - Oct 1 1976|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice