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Upbeat nystagmus changing to downbeat nystagmus with convergence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7195514     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 35-year-old woman developed upbeating nystagmus while recovering from presumed Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. The upbeating nystagmus changed to downbeating nystagmus with convergence. The slow-phase velocity of the downbeating nystagmus varied with the convergence effort. We believe that this unusual nystagmus pattern implies convergence input to the supranuclear centers for vertical gaze.
T A Cox; J J Corbett; H S Thompson; L Lennarson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1981 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-27     Completed Date:  1981-08-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  891-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Alcohol Amnestic Disorder / complications
Caloric Tests
Eye Movements*
Nystagmus, Pathologic / complications,  diagnosis*

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