Spontaneous vertebral artery dissection mimicking acute vertigo: Case report

Yaron River, Ron Eliashar, Itzhak Braverman*, Jamie M. Rappaport, Josef Elidan

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A patient with acute vertigo, and normal findings on neurologic examination was found to have vertebral artery dissection (VAD). This case shows that the clinical picture of VAD can mimic vertigo of labyrinthine (ie, peripheral) origin.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1170-1173
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes


  • Chiropractic manipulation
  • Vertebral artery dissection
  • Vertebrobasilar system
  • Vertigo


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