oscillopsia


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oscillopsia

 [os″ĭ-lop´se-ah]
a visual sensation that stationary objects are swaying back and forth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

os·cil·lop·si·a

(os'i-lop'sē-ă),
The subjective sensation of oscillation of objects viewed.
Synonym(s): oscillating vision
[L. oscillo, to swing, + G. opsis, vision]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

os·cil·lop·si·a

(os'i-lop'sē-ă)
The subjective sensation of oscillation of objects viewed.
Synonym(s): oscillating vision.
[L. oscillo, to swing, + G. opsis, vision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

oscillopsia 

Vision in which objects appear to oscillate. It may be due to acquired nystagmus, loss of vestibular function, neurosis, multiple sclerosis, in superior oblique myokymia, etc.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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After contracting a bacterial infection in her teens, Kat Harrison was diagnosed with a neurological disorder called oscillopsia. She has recovered from 14 different surgeries throughout her lifetime, experiences daily chronic migraines and chronic ear disease.
Symptoms are exacerbated in darkness and on uneven ground, because they depend more on visual and somatosensory control, and they can disappear under static conditions; some patients can present movement-induced oscillopsia, for example, during rapid head turns.
The mean gain in the CI recipients did not differ significantly from that of vestibular outpatients, and the prevalence of oscillopsia was not related to the lower gain (p>0.05).
The former includes vertigo, disequilibrium, oscillopsia, nystagmus, the Tullio phenomenon, and the Hennebert sign; the latter comprises autophony, hearing loss, pulsatile tinnitus, tinnitus, and ear fullness.
It should be emphasized that there is also a good correlation between the objective results of DVA and the subjective complaint of oscillopsia [7].
(1) Consequently, there has been an increase in the frequency of hearing impairments and balance disturbances, which are quite prevalent in developing areas of Africa, including bobbing oscillopsia, which is the worst form of vestibular injury associated with ototoxic agents.
He denied any colour desaturation and pain on eye movements, but did notice intermittent oscillopsia at the onset of his symptoms.
Oscillopsia and horizontal nystagmus with accelerating slow phases following lumbar puncture in the Arnold-Chiari malformation.
I pazienti con danno bilaterale possono invece non avere vertigine ma spesso presentano un marcato disequilibrio, atassia della marcia, e oscillopsia (incapacita di stabilizzare un'immagine sulla retina).
Bilateral vestibular loss will cause severe oscillopsia with minimal vertigo.
(38-40) Other phenotypes have been reported: oscillopsia, primary ovarian failure, thyroid hormone abnormalities, hypothermia, microcoria, dysautonomia and acute evolution of the disease with death occurring in less than 2 months.
Dynamic Visual-Acuity - A Test for Oscillopsia and Vestibuloocular Reflex Function.