Published online May 28, 2014. doi: 10.5319/wjo.v4.i2.6
Revised: January 25, 2014
Accepted: April 17, 2014
Published online: May 28, 2014
Core tip: This is a review of Vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP). In this review I presented fundamentals concerning VEMP. Also I showed various types of clinical application of VEMP. Finally I introduced a new clinical entity, idiopathic otolithic vertigo which I poroposed. Idiopathic otolithic vertigo cannot be diagnosed without application of VEMP.