How is the Fukuda test conducted in a dizziness evaluation?

Updated: Jun 26, 2018
  • Author: Wayne T Shaia, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Fukuda test (stepping test of Unterberger)

  • The patient is asked to step in place for 20-30 seconds.

  • Rotation of the patient may indicate a unilateral loss of vestibular tone.

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