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Vascular vertigo: epidemiology and clinical syndromes.

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Summary of "Vascular vertigo: epidemiology and clinical syndromes."

Vertigo is a common complaint in medicine. The most common causes of vertigo are benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, vestibular neuritis, Meniere's syndrome, and vascular disorders. Vertigo of vascular origin is usually limited to migraine, transient ischemic attacks, and ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke. Vascular causes lead to various central or peripheral vestibular syndromes with vertigo. This study provides an overview of epidemiology and clinical syndromes of vascular vertigo.

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Department of Neurology, Baskent University, Medical School, Adana Research Center, Adana, Turkey.

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Name: The neurologist
ISSN: 1074-7931
Pages: 1-10

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