Neurotology in whiplash injuries: Vestibulo-ocular reflexes and visuo-vestibular interaction

L. M. Odkvist, A. Cesarani, F. Di Berardino

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Apart from the most serious neurological disturbances, otoneurological clinical features are very important elements in cervical whiplash. Approximately 10 % of patients [1] who have suffered with whiplash injury will develop otological symptoms such as tinnitus, hearing loss, dizziness and vertigo. Some of these are purely subjective symptoms; nevertheless, for the majority there are specific tests that can be undertaken. According to Claussen and Claussen [2], about 15-20 % of subjects involved in a traffic accident develop the so-called late whiplash injury syndrome in which the individual patterns of functional lesions may be documented through appropriated neuro-otological tests.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWhiplash Injuries: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Milan
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9788847054868, 9788847054851
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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