What is the prevalence of vestibular neuronitis in the US?

Updated: Jul 16, 2018
  • Author: Keith A Marill, MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Dizziness is the primary ED complaint in 3.3% of US ED visits, and approximately 5.6% of these patients are diagnosed with vestibular neuritis or labyrinthitis. Thus, the annual incidence of these two diagnoses in US EDs is approximately 150,000 patients. [1]


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