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Otorhinolaryngology

Hallpike Maneuver to Differentiate causes of Positional Vertigo

Positional vertigo gets triggered by a certain critical position of head of the patient. It can be caused by a pathology of central or peripheral component of the vestibular system and nerves. It’s of utmost importance to find out the site of lesion to initiate proper treatment. Hallpike maneuver or Dix-Hallpike maneuver helps to differentiate […]

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Anatomy Ophthalmology

Segment and Chamber of the Eye – Don’t Confuse

Segments are the two major parts of the eye separated by the posterior surface of posterior lens capsule and zonules. While the aquous humor is divided by the iris and pupil into two chambers. Boundaries of Anterior Segment Anterior boundary – posterior surface of the cornea. Some authors prefer to consider cornea as a part […]