What is the prognosis of vestibular neuronitis?

Updated: Jul 16, 2018
  • Author: Keith A Marill, MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Most patients recover from severe vertigo and imbalance within 1 week.

A minority have recurrent, less severe attacks or persistent symptoms. The likelihood of incomplete long-term recovery can be predicted based on initial bedside testing. [19]


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