Vestibular symptoms in acute hemispheric strokes

In conclusion, cerebral hemispheric infarction limited to the PIVC or TPSVC does not necessarily cause vertigo. However, unilateral hemispheric infarctions, restricted to the areas belonging to the vestibular cortical network may cause vestibul ar symptoms. The lesions responsible for vestibular symptoms are located more often in the right hemisphere.
Source: Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research

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Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: VESTIBULAR DISORDERS Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Otolaryngology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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Source: Acta Neurologica Belgica - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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