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Posterior fossa infarct misdiagnosed as acute peripheral vestibulopathy

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title = "Posterior fossa infarct misdiagnosed as acute peripheral vestibulopathy",
abstract = "Patients with acute central vestibular syndrome (AVS) can mimic acute peripheral vestibulopathy, which can mislead to a diagnosis of posterior fossa infarcts. Delayed diagnosis will prevent relevant treatment and may lead to severe disability and in worst case death. Understanding of AVS is extremely relevant for physicians in hospital and prehospital care to insure the right treatment. I this case report of a 35-year-old male patient with AVS the correct diagnosis was made relatively late.",
keywords = "English Abstract, Journal Article",
author = "Karen Stepanidis and Mads Klokker",
year = "2018",
month = "1",
day = "1",
language = "Dansk",
volume = "180",
pages = "V06170471",
journal = "Ugeskrift for Laeger",
issn = "0041-5782",
publisher = "Almindelige Danske Laegeforening",
number = "1",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Posterior fossa infarct misdiagnosed as acute peripheral vestibulopathy

AU - Stepanidis, Karen

AU - Klokker, Mads

PY - 2018/1/1

Y1 - 2018/1/1

N2 - Patients with acute central vestibular syndrome (AVS) can mimic acute peripheral vestibulopathy, which can mislead to a diagnosis of posterior fossa infarcts. Delayed diagnosis will prevent relevant treatment and may lead to severe disability and in worst case death. Understanding of AVS is extremely relevant for physicians in hospital and prehospital care to insure the right treatment. I this case report of a 35-year-old male patient with AVS the correct diagnosis was made relatively late.

AB - Patients with acute central vestibular syndrome (AVS) can mimic acute peripheral vestibulopathy, which can mislead to a diagnosis of posterior fossa infarcts. Delayed diagnosis will prevent relevant treatment and may lead to severe disability and in worst case death. Understanding of AVS is extremely relevant for physicians in hospital and prehospital care to insure the right treatment. I this case report of a 35-year-old male patient with AVS the correct diagnosis was made relatively late.

KW - English Abstract

KW - Journal Article

M3 - Tidsskriftartikel

VL - 180

SP - V06170471

JO - Ugeskrift for Laeger

JF - Ugeskrift for Laeger

SN - 0041-5782

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ER -

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