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Congenital vertical ocular motor apraxia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2934415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case of a 4 1/2-year-old boy with congenital vertical ocular motor apraxia who was otherwise developmentally and neurologically normal is reported. The presence of perinatal hypoxia in this patient may have been etiologic. While the presence of a supranuclear vertical ocular motor abnormality usually suggests a serious, acquired neurologic or systemic disease it may rarely occur as an isolated congenital finding, as demonstrated in this case.
J L Hughes; P S O'Connor; P D Larsen; J V Mumma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuro-ophthalmology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0272-846X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neuroophthalmol     Publication Date:  1985 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-07     Completed Date:  1986-02-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109051     Medline TA:  J Clin Neuroophthalmol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Apraxias / congenital*,  physiopathology
Child, Preschool
Neurologic Examination
Nystagmus, Physiologic
Oculomotor Muscles*

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