- Common, often self-limiting condition, but can be chronic and relapsing.
- Diagnosis is based on a suggestive history and physical examination with a positive Dix-Hallpike manoeuvre or a positive supine lateral head turn. Other tests are not usually required.
- Medication is not an effective treatment option.
- Repositioning manoeuvres are highly efficacious in resolving an episode of BPPV.
- Surgery is highly effective but is reserved for intractable and severe cases.
最終更新日: 9 07, 2012