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Vestibular/Cerebellar Disorders

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A sensation of motion which is associated with various vestibular disorders in which the person experiences a sensation that he/she is spinning or the person’s surroundings are spinning is called:

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A. Lightheadedness

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B. Oscillopsia

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C. Disequilibrium

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D. Vertigo

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D. Vertigo

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is most commonly caused by particles in the:

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A. Utricle

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B. Saccule

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C. Posterior semicircular canal

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D. Anterior semicircular canal

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C. Posterior semicircular canal

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Horizontal semicircular canal BPPV can be identified with the:

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A. Dix–Hallpike test

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B. Roll test

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C. Rotational chair test

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D. Sidelying test

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B. Roll test

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Dysdiadochokinesia refers to the inability to:

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A. Perform coordinated multi-joint movements

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B. Perform rapid alternating movements

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C. Perform tandem gait

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D. Control the distance or speed of a movement

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B. Perform rapid alternating movements

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An early symptom of a vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma) is:

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A. Gait ataxia

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B. Impaired eye movements

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C. Hearing loss

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D. Facial numbness

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C. Hearing loss

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The most prominent symptom of bilateral vestibular loss is:

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A. Nystagmus

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B. Vertigo

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C. Nausea

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D. Postural imbalance

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D. Postural imbalance

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Ménière’s disease is caused by:

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A. Increased endolymphatic pressure within the ear

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B. An inflammation of the membranous labyrinth

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C. Leakage of perilymph into the middle ear

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D. An inflammation of the vestibular nerve

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A. Increased endolymphatic pressure within the ear

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The ocular vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) test is used to evaluate the function of the:

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A. Horizontal semicircular ...

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