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585 Possible Causes for Vertical Nystagmus

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    Horizontal and vertical components of pupil position were assessed to test fixation, positional, and positioning nystagmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • X-Linked Congenital Nystagmus Type 1

    […] involuntary rotation of the eyes about the visual axis. spontaneous nystagmus that occurring without specific stimulation of the vestibular system. vertical nystagmus involuntary[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] to describe fast, uncontrollable movements of the eyes that may be: Side to side (horizontal nystagmus) Up and down (vertical nystagmus) Rotary (rotary or torsional nystagmus[huronregional.org] nystagmus [ nis-tag mus ] involuntary, rapid, rhythmic movement (horizontal, vertical, rotatory, or mixed, i.e., of two types) of the eyeball. adj., adj nystag mic. amaurotic[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

    Vertical nystagmus occurs in patients with central vestibular system pathology. Lesions of the pons, medulla, and cerebellum lead to vertical nystagmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Barany noted the rotatory-vertical nystagmus, the brief duration of the attacks, and the fatigability with repetition of the provocative maneuver, but he did not recognize[medlink.com] To exclude the patients with nystagmus from central pathologies, all patients also will receive neurotological examinations including spontaneous and gaze-evoked (GEN) nystagmus[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Hypomagnesemia

    nystagmus Tetany Seizures Reversible blindness CVS Arrythmias, especially torsades de pointes (resistant to cardioversion) ECG Changes similar to hypokalemia Digitalis toxicity[lifeinthefastlane.com] CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS Symptoms occur usually at levels CNS Neuromuscular irritability Trousseau’s and Chvostek’s signs despite normal ionized calcium Weakness / fatigue Vertical[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Oxycodone

    Opiates: Buprenorphine, opiates, methadone, oxycodone, tramadol, fentanyl Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Not Present Vertical Gaze Nystagmus Not Present Lack of Convergence Not[drugcheck.com] Partnership for a Drug-Free America Drug Abuse Recognition (DAR) As a point of reference, the following objective symptoms: Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, Vertical Gaze Nystagmus[drugcheck.com]

  • Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere Syndrome

    At 3 years and 2 months of age she was admitted to hospital with acute onset truncal ataxia and vertical nystagmus.[link.springer.com] The vertical nystagmus changed to chaotic eye movements and progressive hearing loss necessitated the usage of sign language.[link.springer.com] Her psychomotor development was normal until the age of 3 years when her parents first noticed impaired hearing and walking, clumsiness, and vertical eye movements.[link.springer.com]

  • Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy

    On physical examination there was horizontal and vertical nystagmus, optic disc atrophy, hypotonia; deep tendon reflexes were absent.[ingentaconnect.com]

  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease

    The former had spontaneous vertical pendular nystagmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Scuba Diving

    It is difficult to diagnose vertigo attacks after scuba diving as SCDS; however, when the patient develops sound- and/or pressure-induced vertical-torsional nystagmus, HRCT[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autoimmune Enteropathy

    A 13-year-old celiac girl was admitted because of vomiting, weight loss, diarrhea, hypoproteinemia, and neurological disturbances such as head tremors, vertical nystagmus,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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