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Letters Making a diagnosis in vertigo

The ability to stand is not diagnostic in vertigo

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 02 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6542
  1. Peter Foley, neurology registrar1
  1. 1NHS Lothian, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
  1. peterfoley{at}

Kaski and Bronstein provide an excellent résumé of clinical diagnostic approaches to acute vertigo.1 Some clinicians, however, may be reluctant to distinguish cerebellar stroke from vestibular neuritis by …

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