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Identifier 1-15
Title Opsoclonus
Creator Kathleen B. Digre, MD
Contributors Daniel M. Jacobson, MD (1956-2003)
Affiliation (KBD) Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah; (DMJ) Neuro-Ophthalmologist, Marshfield Clinic, University Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa
Subject Opsoclonus
Description Example of patients with opsoclonus, a saccadic abnormality. Discussion of characteristics of opsoclonus, such as involuntary, rapid, brief, random, conjugate saccades. Discussion of possible causes, including brain stem encephalitis (as in first patient), a paraneoplastic effect, tumors, and drug toxicity. Thought to be related to a disorder of the pause cells. Demonstration of obsoclonic movement being brought out by shifts in gaze. Demonstration of patient, whose lateral cerebellar hemispheric function is not too bad, performing finger-outstretched finger test.
Date 1986
References http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=(+%22Opsoclonus-Myoclonus+Syndrome%2Fanalysis%22%5BMesh%5D+OR++%22Opsoclonus-Myoclonus+Syndrome%2Fanatomy+and+histology%22%5BMesh%5D+OR++%22Opsoclonus-Myoclonus+Syndrome%2Fdiagnosis%22%5BMesh%5D+OR++%22Opsoclonus-Myoclonus+Syndrome%2Fphysiology%22%5BMesh%5D+OR++%22Opsoclonus-Myoclonus+Syndrome%2Ftherapy%22%5BMesh%5D+)
Language eng
Format video/mp4
Type Image/MovingImage
Source Original Format: VHS Videotape; Play length: 4:15; QT CD File Size: 79.1MB; Real CD File Size: 35.8MB; WMV CD File Size: 52.5MB
Collection Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library - The Moran Eye Center Neuro-Ophthalmology Collection: https://novel.utah.edu/Moran/
Publisher North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E SLC, UT 84112-5890
Rights Management Copyright 1986. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
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Setname ehsl_novel_jmec
ID 180305
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qz586k