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Guidelines in Practice: Therapies for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Shenoy, Anant M. MD

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology:
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000421627.43063.79
Practice Issues

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.

Author Information

Address correspondence to Dr Anant Shenoy, Baystate Medical Center, Department of Neurology, 3300 Main St, Springfield, MA 01199,

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Shenoy reports no disclosure.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Shenoy reports no disclosure.

© 2012 American Academy of Neurology