Opsoclonus

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Identifier 1-15
Title Opsoclonus
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.
Creator Kathleen B. Digre, MD, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine
Imaging NA
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+)
Contributor Primary Kathleen B. Digre, MD, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine
Contributor Secondary Daniel Jacobson, MD; Ray Balhorn, Digital Video Compressionist
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image/MovingImage
Format video/mp4
Format Creation Play length: 4:15; QT CD File Size: 79.1MB; Real CD File Size: 35.8MB; WMV CD File Size: 52.5MB
Source Original Format: VHS Videotape
Relation is Part of Moran Eye Center Neuro-Ophthalmology Collection
Rights Management Copyright 2002. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
ARK ark:/87278/s6qz586k
Setname ehsl_novel_jmec
Date Created 2005-07-01
Date Modified 2017-02-08
ID 180305
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qz586k
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