ocular flutter


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oc·u·lar flut·ter

a spontaneous, brief, intermittent, horizontal oscillation of the eyes occurring during fixation; it often coexists with ocular dysmetria in cerebellar syndromes.

flutter, ocular

An involuntary, rapid, horizontal saccadic oscillation of both eyes while attempting to fixate an object. It is a sign of cerebellar disease. See ocular myoclonus; opsoclonus.
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