Ocular Palatal Myoclonus

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Identifier Daroff_03-9
Title Ocular Palatal Myoclonus
Subject Ocular Palatal Myoclonus; Oculopalatal Myoclonus; Oculopalatal Tremor
Description The relevant anatomy of this disorder involves the inferior olivary nucleus, projecting via the restiform body to the contralateral dentate nucleus, traveling to the contralateral red nucleus via the superior cerebellar peduncle, and finally back to the inferior olivary nucleus via the central tegmental tract. Lesions in the dentate nucleus or central tegmental tract cause pseudohypertrophy of the inferior olive, which is seen in all cases of ocular-palatal myoclonus. A patient with this disorder is shown. The constellation is also called "oculo-palatal tremor."
Creator Robert B. Daroff, MD, Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine, CASE Western Reserve University, University Hospitals - Case Medical Center
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 1991
Type Image/MovingImage
Source VHS
Contributor Secondary Ray Balhorn, Digital Video Compressionist
Rights Management Copyright 2010. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6x068qw
Setname ehsl_novel_rbd
Date Created 2008-12-02
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 188444
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6x068qw