緊急入院を要しためまい症例の検討 Investigation about Patients of Vertigo and Dizziness Hospitalized as Emergency
We analyzed 173 emergency patients with acute vertigo who were admitted to the department of otolaryngology, Tokyo Medical University, from January 1999 to December 2003.<br>The hospitalized patients were 4.6% of all vertiginous patients. The most frequent diagnosis was vestibular neuritis, followed by other vestibular lesion, and Meniere's disease. Vertigo with no remarkable finding was 12.1%. We experienced 10 central disorders (5.8%).<br>The 90% of central vertigo was angiopathy. Brain CT was taken in all patients with infarction, but all showed normal images. Brain MRI was mandatory for making diagnosis of brain infarction. High blood pressure was most frequently associated (70.0%) with central vertigo.
- Equilibrium research
Equilibrium research 66(1), 31-36, 2007-02-01
Japan Society for Equilibrium Research