What is the role of the auditory brainstem response test in a dizziness evaluation?

Updated: Jun 26, 2018
  • Author: Wayne T Shaia, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Auditory brainstem response: Testing of the auditory brainstem response (ABR) can help in the diagnosis of rare cases of microvascular compression of cranial nerve VIII in the cerebellopontine angle or root-entry zone.


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