Benign Positional Vertigo in Emergency Medicine Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 28, 2015
  • Author: Andrew K Chang, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Robert E O'Connor, MD, MPH  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Acoustic schwannoma

Chronic otomastoiditis

Congenital malformation (inner ear)

Medications (alcohol, phenytoin, diuretics, salicylates, quinidine, quinine, barbiturates, antibiotics)

Otosclerosis

Ototoxicity

Polyarteritis nodosa

Posttraumatic injuries

Posterior fossa neurosurgery

Postsurgery (general)

Postsurgery (ear)

Vertebrobasilar insufficiency

Differential Diagnoses