Saccadic Intrusions and Dysmetria

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:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Saccadic Intrusions and Dysmetria

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Saccadic intrusions and dysmetria are often encountered in association with certain cerebellar and neurodegenerative diseases. When severe, they can give rise to difficulty reading or oscillopsia. In this chapter, we review the approach to the patient with saccadic intrusions and dysmetria. We also briefly discuss proposed medical treatments.

Chapter.  959 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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