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Dizziness in children

Dizziness although not a common cause in children can have threatening causes and requires quick diagnosis as the possibility of tumours such as medulloblastoma is possible but the most commonest causes include seizure of the temporal lobe. other causes being migraine, vestibular neuronitis, psychosomatic vertigo, middle ear infections, trauma and benign paroxysmal vertigo. A detailed history regarding the onset, duration and presence of other related symptoms such as fever, earache and discharge must be recorded.

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