... During Caloric testing, bilateral weakness was noted with very weak responses on both sides. There was no directional preponderance. ... (6 replies)
... Fluctuating pattern of mixed utricular saccular dysfunction and incomplete adaptation for loss of right superior vestibular nerve function. A superior vestibular nerve syndrome commonly involves both the otolithic organs as well as a semicircular canals. ... (3 replies)
... extremities caused by an imbalance in the vestibular system. ... (0 replies)
... is that the inner ear of MAV patients can certainly be damaged by migraine. The inner ear is very close to the brain and there are blood vessels that supply the vestibular system that run through or adjacent to the brain. ... (13 replies)
... I agree with that, though directional propondance isn't, and horizontal nystagmus is most commonly attributed to vestibular dysfunction. ... (8 replies)
... I'm not sure vestibular decompensation makes much sense as a diagnosis mind. ... (8 replies)
... it only receives them.... I can only presume he was alluding to whether it was caused by a central or peripheral problem..... ... (11 replies)
... Hi! Can I join in?
1. How long sick? I was first ill in Nov 99, so nearly 5 years..
2. First symptom: I was making the most of the autumn surf, and kept feeling a bit "wierd" this went on for a week or two, I'd suffered anxiety problems a few years before, and as this seemed similar I shrugged it off as that, and perhaps I was getting a cold. This kept happening for a... (13 replies)
... e indicative of bilaterial BPPV, but you would expect a bit of a delay before the nystagmus kicks in ... that could still be nontypical BPPV, or caused through a peripheral dysfunction. Positional responses can occur with peripheral dysfunction. ... (14 replies)
If the eye tracking on the ENG is normal, does that indicate peripheral?
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... sts showstrong response for left twice with cool irrigation. The remaing of the test was symmetric. This was interpreted as one hyperactive response rahther than peripheral weakness. ... (14 replies)
... and peripheral dysfunction. As subs rightly points out, ENGs are pretty flaky at best, are easily mistinterpreted and only test certain canals etc so I wouldn't worry too much. ... (14 replies)
... Hi MJacobson
..."ENG....test showed that I have central vestibular dysfunction with 20% weakness in the bad ear"....
They got the same kind of result "central could not be ruled out" on me
---but had the MRI done & further exam by Neurologist---ruled that out
---seems like the ENG test---which is kind of "flaky" anyway---is very sensitive---to any vision(eye)... (14 replies)
... I have normal test results, and have been diagnosed with "peripheral vestibular dysfunction". ... (20 replies)
... where the vestibular system is most efficient. ... (12 replies)
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... where the vestibular system is most efficient. ... (11 replies)
... where the vestibular system is most efficient. ... (36 replies)
... amage" is one of the least common causes of dizziness, so many patient with dizziness have no "nerve damage". The most common cause of dizziness is damage to the vestibular end organ. ... (11 replies)
... Ginger: How do you know the information you provided? I was diagnosed at one time with Meniere's Disease and then tests such as the ECog and ENG came back inconclusive, mainly I think, because it took so long for me to get tested that I was not symptomatic at time of testing. My understanding of the vertigo for Meniere's is that as the disease progresses, the severity of... (8 replies)