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Descriptor English: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Descriptor Spanish: Vértigo Posicional Paroxístico Benigno
Descriptor Portuguese: Vertigem Posicional Paroxística Benigna
Descriptor French: Vertige positionnel paroxystique bénin
Entry term(s): Benign Recurrent Vertigo
Benign Recurrent Vertigos
Familial Benign Recurrent Vertigo
Familial Vestibulopathies
Familial Vestibulopathy
Recurrent Vertigo, Benign
Recurrent Vertigos, Benign
Vertigo, Benign Paroxysmal Positional
Vertigo, Benign Recurrent
Vestibulopathies, Familial
Vestibulopathy, Familial
Tree number(s): C09.218.568.900.883.500
C10.597.951.500
C23.888.592.958.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065635
Scope note: Idiopathic recurrent VERTIGO associated with POSITIONAL NYSTAGMUS. It is associated with a vestibular loss without other neurological or auditory signs. Unlike in LABYRINTHITIS and VESTIBULAR NEURONITIS, inflammation in the ear is not observed.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2015; see Vertigo 2010-2014
History Note: 2015; use Vertigo 2010-2014
Related: Vestibular Neuronitis MeSH
DeCS ID: 55569
Unique ID: D065635
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2016/06/10
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo - Preferred
Concept UI M0529892
Scope note Idiopathic recurrent VERTIGO associated with POSITIONAL NYSTAGMUS. It is associated with a vestibular loss without other neurological or auditory signs. Unlike in LABYRINTHITIS and VESTIBULAR NEURONITIS, inflammation in the ear is not observed.
Preferred term Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Entry term(s) Benign Recurrent Vertigo
Benign Recurrent Vertigos
Familial Benign Recurrent Vertigo
Familial Vestibulopathies
Familial Vestibulopathy
Recurrent Vertigo, Benign
Recurrent Vertigos, Benign
Vertigo, Benign Paroxysmal Positional
Vertigo, Benign Recurrent
Vestibulopathies, Familial
Vestibulopathy, Familial



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