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Vertigo MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vertigo
Tree Number(s)
C09.218.568.900.883
C10.597.951
C23.888.592.958
Unique ID
D014717
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014717
Annotation
differentiate from DIZZINESS, "sensation of unsteadiness or lightheadedness", but use word of text
Scope Note
An illusion of movement, either of the external world revolving around the individual or of the individual revolving in space. Vertigo may be associated with disorders of the inner ear (EAR, INNER); VESTIBULAR NERVE; BRAINSTEM; or CEREBRAL CORTEX. Lesions in the TEMPORAL LOBE and PARIETAL LOBE may be associated with FOCAL SEIZURES that may feature vertigo as an ictal manifestation. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp300-1)
Entry Term(s)
CNS Origin Vertigo
Central Nervous System Origin Vertigo
Positional Vertigo
Spinning Sensation
Vertigo, Brain Stem
Vertigo, Brainstem
Vertigo, Central Nervous System Origin
Vertigo, Central Origin
Vertigo, Constant
Vertigo, Essential
Vertigo, Intermittant
Vertigo, Paroxysmal
Vertigo, Peripheral
Vertigo, Subjective
See Also
Dizziness
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/20
Vertigo Preferred
Positional Vertigo Narrower
Vertigo, Brain Stem Narrower
Vertigo, Peripheral Narrower
Vertigo, Essential Narrower
Vertigo, Intermittant Narrower
Vertigo, Paroxysmal Narrower
Central Nervous System Origin Vertigo Narrower
Vertigo, Constant Narrower
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