Vestibular migraine without headache treated with lomerizine: A 35-year-old woman undiagnosed for 10 years

Hiroki Maita, Tadashi Kobayashi, Takashi Akimoto, Hiroshi Osawa, Hiroyuki Kato
Journal of general and family medicine 2020, 21 (4): 140-142
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A 35-year-old woman presented with recurrent vertigo without headache, which had persisted for 10 years. Detailed medical history revealed that she experienced hearing loss, tinnitus, nausea, photophobia, phonophobia, and slight discomfort in the head during vertigo attacks, which often led to absence from work. Based on the diagnostic criteria of the International Classification of Headache Disorders, third edition, she was diagnosed with vestibular migraine and was prescribed lomerizine, as prophylaxis. Her symptoms markedly improved, enabling her to go to work. Accurate diagnosis and treatment are important for improving the quality of life of patients, since vestibular migraine is commonly underdiagnosed.

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