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December 1953

Quelques notions nouvelles sur le vertige: Méthodes d'exploration de l'appareil vestibulaire.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1953;58(6):771. doi:10.1001/archotol.1953.00710040798023

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Abstract

This monograph presents a series of new interpretations on the etiology and treatment of vertigo—a vertigo not essentially due to either allergy or frank central lesions. The first section of the book deals with vertigo of either hypertensive or arteriosclerotic origin, with a correlation of the status of the central artery of the retina of these conditions. The second section of the book deals with the therapeutic effects of either hypertonic solution or distilled water given intravenously. The author presents an interesting series of case reports which tend to show the beneficial and curative effects of this form of treatment.

The third portion of the monograph deals essentially with a discussion of the various types of vertigo of extraneous origin, such as (1) cervical adenopathies, particularly about the carotid vessels, (2) infectious lesions of the cerebral trunk, (3) objective vestibular findings in the syndrome of Barré-Lieou, (4) a familial cerebellar

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