Neuro-ophthalmologic findings in vestibulocerebellar ataxia.


A young adult who presents with periodic vertigo, diplopia, and tinnitus, later followed by progressive ataxia, may not have multiple sclerosis as might initially be suspected, but rather may represent a type of familial spinocerebellar degeneration previously described by Farmer and Mustian as "vestibulocerebellar ataxia." We recently encountered a patient… (More)