Woman presents with vertigo
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Helmi Lutsep, MD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University; Chief of Neurology, VA Portland Health Care System, Portland, Oregon.

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A 36-year-old woman presents with vertigo. The patient experiences migraine attacks during which she has profound dizziness. She sometimes has spontaneous vertigo that is not associated with migraine. On presentation, she is nonfebrile and physical examination is unrevealing.

What is the likely diagnosis?

Meniere disease

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

Vestibular migraine

Vertebrobasilar insufficiency

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