doll's head maneuver

doll's head ma·neu·ver

(dolz hed mă-nū'vĕr)
A test to assess damage to the central nervous system in a patient with coma; failure of the eyes to deviate when the head is turned side to side indicates damage to brainstem.
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* Dorsal midbrain syndrome (Parinaud syndrome) the globes elevate on the doll's head maneuver and the eye tends not to be injected or proptotic.