Common, often self-limited condition, but can be chronic and relapsing.
Diagnosis is based on a suggestive history and physical exam with a positive Dix-Hallpike maneuver or a positive supine lateral head turn. Other tests are not usually required.
Medication is not an effective treatment option.
Repositioning maneuvers are highly efficacious in resolving an episode of BPPV.
Surgery is highly effective but is reserved for intractable and severe cases.
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