Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of vertigo. This article describes the presentation and physical examination of a patient with BPPV. The case is then used to explore various features of the diagnosis, examination, and management of BPPV, with a focus on the 2008 AAN practice parameter on therapies for BPPV.
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