Periodic saccadic oscillations and tinnitus.


A man with essential hypertension developed stereotyped cycles of oscillopsia and bilateral "sparking" tinnitus. Eye movement recordings showed cycles of disconjugate opsoclonus, square-wave jerks, and saccadic dynamic overshoot disrupting stable fixation. Neuroimaging studies were normal. We postulate a lesion episodically disturbing saccade-related… (More)


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@article{Tychsen1990PeriodicSO, title={Periodic saccadic oscillations and tinnitus.}, author={Lawrence Tychsen and E. Engelken and Elizabeth J. Austin}, journal={Neurology}, year={1990}, volume={40 3 Pt 1}, pages={549-51} }