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NYSTAGMUS -- Bedside examination

Timothy C. Hain, MD Page last modified: September 27, 2013

Nystagmus is defined as involuntary movement of the eyes.

This is a list of on-site links to material related to nystagmus. We use this page so that references to a previous "all in one" page continue to work. This material is mainly oriented towards the bedside examination rather than the ENG recording.

There are two fundamental types of nystagmus - -spontaneous (occurs without any provocation) and evoked (you have to do something to see it).

The following material attempts to illustrate and describe nystagmus subtypes. The more common types of nystagmus have associated moves on the site DVD

SPONTANEOUS NYSTAGMUS

EVOKED NYSTAGMUS

 

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