The International Tinnitus Journal

The International Tinnitus Journal

Official Journal of the Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society
Official Journal of the Brazil Federal District Otorhinolaryngologist Society

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ISSN: 0946-5448

Abstract

Pitfalls in Which Otolaryngologists OftenAre Caught in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Vertigo

Author(s): Eiji Sakata, Kyoko Obtsu, and Hideaki Sakata

We have been clinically treating vertigo patients for the last 45 years. As is wellknown, vertigo is not a simple otolaryngological disease. In fact, it is associated with various diseases in various clinical fields , including internal medicine , neurosurgery , and ophthalmology. As otolaryngologists, we have learned a few lessons from our experiences with patients having vertigo and in working with other otolaryngologists. Here, we discuss and share pitfalls in which otolaryngologists often are caught in diagnosing and treating vertigo

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