Res Vestib Sci.  2015 Sep;14(3):93-96. 10.0000/rvs.2015.14.3.93.

Bilateral Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Occurred during Dancing Rehearsal

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  • 1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea. mdhur@hanmail.net
  • 2Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University School of Medicine, Jinju, Korea.

Abstract

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of recurrent vestibular vertigo. The etiology of BPPV is unidentified in 50%-70% of patients. However in secondary BPPV, the etiologies are well known a head injury as an example. And it has been reported that even minor head trauma can evoke BPPV. The authors experienced a case of bilateral BPPV occurred during a dancing rehearsal in a school thereby we report the case with a review of the related literatures.

Keyword

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo; Child; Dancing; Emergencies

MeSH Terms

Child
Craniocerebral Trauma
Dancing*
Emergencies
Humans
Vertigo*
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