28-Year-Old Man With Severe Vertigo

Tafur, Alfonso J.; Kreuzinger, Lisa M. Baumann; Quevedo, Fernando
September 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2008, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p1070
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 28-year-old Sudanese with severe vertigo. He reported illness that began with self-limited upper respiratory tract symptoms without fever, lasting about 5 days. On physical examination the patient was afebrile and in no acute distress, no nystagmus was present before provocative testing. The article discusses the initial steps to consider when developing differential diagnosis for vertigo patients.


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