Treatment For Central Vertigo?
HealthReplies.com, I have someone who has central vertigo. I have read several articles that surgery might be done for more serious causes such as stroke or tumor. I want to ask, surgery for vertigo itself what is the percent chance of success and how long does it take to recover? Thank you in advance.
Good afternoon, thank you for your question
Central vertigo is a clinical condition wherein sensing a spinning sensation as a result of dysfunction in the central nervous system. The underlying causes of this condition include:
1. Bleeding or obstruction of the cerebellum, brain stem or vestibular nucleus
2. Central nervous system infections
3. Head trauma
4. Brain tumors
5. Multiple sclerosis
Patients who are suspected of suffering from central vertigo based on complaints and examination of the nervous system, further investigation needs to be done immediately in the form of imaging. Imaging examination for example in the form of MRI.
Then if the diagnosis has been confirmed through the examination, then the next action is planned, one of which can be performed surgery for example obtained a mass or tumor in the brain.
Regarding the estimated recovery rate, it depends on the underlying cause or final diagnosis. There are types of tumors that have a pretty good outcome after surgery, while there are also some who have a tendency to post-recurrence surgery.
Recovery time also depends on the type of surgery to be performed, the severity of the abnormality, are there other ballast conditions, and so on. Everything can vary from one patient to another.
We recommend that you do a consultation again with the doctor who handles for diagnosis and subsequent management plans.
That's all, hope you can help