Cogan oculomotor apraxia

congenital oculomotor apraxia an absence or defect of horizontal eye movements, so that when the patient tries to look at an object off to one side, the head must turn to bring the eyes into line with the object and the eyes exhibit nystagmus; the cause is probably a brain lesion. Called also Cogan syndrome.

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