Benign Paroxysmal Tonic Upgaze of Childhood

  title={Benign Paroxysmal Tonic Upgaze of Childhood},
  author={R. Ouvrier and F. Billson},
  journal={Journal of Child Neurology},
  pages={177 - 180}
  • R. Ouvrier, F. Billson
  • Published 1988
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Child Neurology
  • Four cases of an apparently benign ocular motor syndrome of childhood are reported. The features of the disorder are: (1) onset in early life; (2) periods of constant or variably sustained tonic conjugate upward deviation of the eyes; (3) down-beating saccades in attempted downgaze, which are difficult to sustain below the neutral positions; (4) apparently normal horizontal eye movements; (5) frequent relief by sleep; (6) otherwise normal neurological findings apart from mild ataxia, chronic in… CONTINUE READING
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