A vague lay-term commonly used by patients as a description of symptoms. This complaint does not indicate anything clinically specific but warrants a detailed history and a thorough examination. According to the Barany Society (a Sweden-based International society of vestibular experts), “dizziness” is defined as the “sensation of disturbed or impaired spatial orientation without a false or distorted sense of motion.”


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