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Gaze-Evoked Nystagmus

Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak and Robert B. Daroff

in Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780195390841
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322893 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195390841.003.0022

Series: What Do I Do Now

Gaze-Evoked Nystagmus

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Gaze-evoked nystagmus is the most common type of nystagmus encountered in clinical practice but is poorly localizing. It is often confused with “end-point” nystagmus, which is physiologic and of no concern. In this chapter, we discuss the approach to the patient with gaze-evoked nystagmus.

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Subjects: Neurology

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