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Downbeat 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/9780195390841.003.0023

Series: What Do I Do Now

Downbeat Nystagmus

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Downbeat nystagmus is a common type of central vestibular nystagmus that often produces oscillopsia or blurred vision. We review the signs, causes, and investigation of downbeat nystagmus. We also discuss available treatment options.

Chapter.  859 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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