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A previously well 46-year-old male doctor presented with a 10-week history of distressing vertiginousness with nausea, induced by rapid head movement, persisting for a few seconds, suggesting benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). However, he could not reliably induce vertigo with any particular head positioning.
Repeated treatments for BPPV with a physiotherapist over 3 weeks did not help. The patient thereafter sought neurological input, when he noticed mild but progressive lack of dexterity using the left, non-dominant hand. His positioning symptoms did not deteriorate further.
On examination, there was mild ocular dysmetria but no primary position or gaze-evoked …
Contributors JPD conceived and drafted the manuscript. AMC edited the manuscript. AE-D provided the imaging review and description.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned. Externally peer reviewed by Adolfo Bronstein, London, UK.