Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo BPPV is a disorder arising from a problem in the inner ear. BPPV can result from a head injury or simply occur among those who are older. Many people will report a history of vertigo as a result of fast head movements. Many people are also capable of describing the exact head movements that provoke their vertigo. Purely horizontal nystagmus and symptoms of vertigo lasting more than one minute can also indicate BPPV occurring in the horizontal semicircular canal.

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Canalith reposition procedure for the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Background : Paroxysmal positional vertigo is a frequent and handicapping disease. Aim : To assess the effectiveness of physical therapies using particle reposition procedures in the treatment of paroxysmal positional vertigo. Patients and methods : Fifty nine patients 13 male with paroxysmal positional vertigo were studied. Clinical data was gathered, the affected channel was identified.

In the same session, the corresponding canalith reposition procedure was performed Epley maneuver for posterior channel and Lempert maneuver for lateral channel and the immediate response was recorded.

One patient had a combined lesion of posterior and lateral channels and two patients had isolated lateral channel lesions. Seventy percent of patients recovered after two sessions of canalith reposition procedure. Conclusions : Canalith reposition maneuvers were highly effective for the treatment of paroxysmal positional vertigo. Key-words : Paroxysmal positional vertigo; Vertigo; Vestibular diseases. Recibido el 1 de diciembre, Los cuadros vertiginosos se presentan con una incidencia de alrededor de 64 por Otte y Mc Clure describieron el compromiso de otros canales 7 , 8.

Herdman et al trataron 2 grupos de 30 personas seleccionadas aleatoriamente, uno con la maniobra de Semont y el otro con la de Epley, ambos grupos tuvieron un resultado similar PD: Canal semicircular posterior derecho.

PI: Canal semicircular posterior izquierdo. SD: Canal semicircular superior derecho. SI: Canal semicircular superior izquierdo. Depende del canal afectado. Correspondencia a : Viviana Valenzuela P. Santos Dumont , Santiago.

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Servicios Personalizados Revista. Ejemplo para canal semicircular posterior izquierdo. Ejemplo para canal semicircular posterior derecho. Tabla 1. Tabla 2. Tabla 3. Tabla 4. Tabla 5. Tabla 6. Tabla 7. Tabla 8. HD: Hombro derecho. IC: Intervalo de Confianza.


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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

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