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Vestibular/Cerebellar Disorders

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:

A. Lightheadedness

B. Oscillopsia

C. Disequilibrium

D. Vertigo

D. Vertigo

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

A. Utricle

B. Saccule

C. Posterior semicircular canal

D. Anterior semicircular canal

C. Posterior semicircular canal

Horizontal semicircular canal BPPV can be identified with the:

A. Dix–Hallpike test

B. Roll test

C. Rotational chair test

D. Sidelying test

B. Roll test

Dysdiadochokinesia refers to the inability to:

A. Perform coordinated multi-joint movements

B. Perform rapid alternating movements

C. Perform tandem gait

D. Control the distance or speed of a movement

B. Perform rapid alternating movements

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

A. Gait ataxia

B. Impaired eye movements

C. Hearing loss

D. Facial numbness

C. Hearing loss

The most prominent symptom of bilateral vestibular loss is:

A. Nystagmus

B. Vertigo

C. Nausea

D. Postural imbalance

D. Postural imbalance

Ménière’s disease is caused by:

A. Increased endolymphatic pressure within the ear

B. An inflammation of the membranous labyrinth

C. Leakage of perilymph into the middle ear

D. An inflammation of the vestibular nerve

A. Increased endolymphatic pressure within the ear

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

A. Horizontal semicircular ...

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