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Medical Term:

benign positional vertigo


Definition: brief attacks of paroxysmal vertigo and nystagmus that occur solely with certain head movements or positions, with neck extension; due to labyrinthine dysfunction.

Synonym(s): positional vertigo of Bárány, postural vertigo 1

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