central nystagmus

central nystagmus

n.
Nystagmus that is a reflex from stimulation arising in the central nervous system.
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Down-beat nystagmus is the most common form of central nystagmus. The leading symptoms are postural imbalance and oscillopsia, usually worse in the morning and improving during the day.

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