central nystagmus

jerk nystagmus caused by a lesion somewhere in the neurologic pathways regulating gaze.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Nystagmus — Horizontal optokinetic nystagmus, a normal (physiological) form of nystagmus ICD 10 H55, H81.4 …   Wikipedia

  • Central hearing loss — Classification and external resources MeSH D006313 Central hearing loss is a form of sensorineural hearing loss caused by damage to the auditory pathways. When the damage is to the primary auditory cortex, the impairment is called cortic …   Wikipedia

  • Pathologic nystagmus — ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D009759 Pathologic nystagmus is a form of involuntary eye movement. It is characterized by alternating smooth pursuit in one direction and saccadic movement in the other… …   Wikipedia

  • amaurotic nystagmus — nystagmus in the blind or in those with defects of central vision; called also ocular n …   Medical dictionary

  • amblyopic nystagmus — nystagmus caused by a lesion interfering with central vision …   Medical dictionary

  • gaze paretic nystagmus — a type of gaze nystagmus seen in patients recovering from central nervous system lesions: If the eyes fail to stay fixed to one side only, that is the affected side of a cerebral or pontine lesion; if the defect is in vertical gaze, it usually… …   Medical dictionary

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo — Classification and external resources Exterior of labyrinth. ICD 10 H …   Wikipedia

  • eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …   Universalium

  • nervous system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.