AUG 27, 2012
Subspecialty Day 2011: Neuro-Ophthalmology
In this case discussion from Neuro-Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2011, Dr. Rod Foroozan presents a case of ocular flutter, a rare disorder characterized by back-to-back saccades. The abnormal ocular oscillations are believed to result from dysfunction of the pause/burst cells, which govern saccade generation, in the pons. The most common causes can be categorized as inflammatory, infectious or paraneoplastic. Most patients with an infectious cause show spontaneous improvement weeks to months after the onset of symptoms.