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Author(s):
Hamann, Karl-Friedrich; Schuster, Elke-Maria 
Title:
Vibration-Induced Nystagmus -- A Sign of Unilateral Vestibular Deficit 
Abstract:
Vibrations of 60 Hz and 100 Hz were applied on the mastoid of healthy subjects, patients with unilateral peripheral vestibular lesions, with central lesions of different localizations, and patients with benign paroxysmal positioning vertigo (BPPV). In patients with unilateral peripheral deficit a horizontal nystagmus with a small torsional component beating generally to the not affected side could be observed. This nystagmus did not show adaptation during 40 s. The occurrence was more frequent u...    »
 
Keywords:
Vibration; Peripheral vestibular excitability; Nystagmus 
Journal title:
ORL 
Year:
1999 
Journal volume:
61 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
74--79 
Fulltext / DOI:
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0275 
E-ISSN:
1423-0275 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.