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Clinical Study

Vertigo in Children and Adolescents: Characteristics and Outcome

Table 1

Patient’s characteristics on presentation.

Total number of patients37
Male/female19/18
Age (years) at presentation ( M e a n ± S D ) 1 4 ± 3 . 3
Age range (years)6–19

Symptoms at presentationHeadache19 (51%)
Vomiting11 (30%)
Nausea19 (51%)
Hearing loss8 (22%)
Tinnitus6 (16%)

Findings on bedside examinationSpontaneous nystagmus10 (27%)
Positive post-head-shaking nystagmus6 (16%)
Positive head-impulse test5 (14%)
Positional nystagmus2 (5%)

Pathological ENG findings in the 23 completed tests16 (70%)

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