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Treatment for benign positional vertigo

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7022.54 (Published 06 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:54
  1. Graeme M Weiner
  1. Registrar in otorhinolaryngology Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospital NHS Trust, Birmingham B15 2TH

    EDITOR,—In their review on benign positional vertigo Thomas Lempert and colleagues place great faith in the histological finding of particulate matter in the posterior semicircular canal,1 although there is a paucity of evidence that such particles are directly implicated in benign positional vertigo. Schuknecht's original observation was based on two postmortem studies.2 …

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