Variable Nystagmus and the Episodic Ataxias
Title: Variable Nystagmus and the Episodic Ataxias
Author: Lukas Clark, MD
Keywords / Main Subjects: Ataxia; Familial Hemiplegic migraine 1; Nystagmus; Esotropia; Cerebellar dysfunction; Autosomal dominant; Neuromyotonia episodic ataxia 1; Episodic ataxia 2; Spinocerebellar ataxia 6
Secondary CORE Category: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease / Diseases due to Chromosomal Abnormalities
Diagnosis: Episodic Ataxia
Brief Description: This is a case report of an elderly male who presents with esotropia and ataxia, which runs in the family and a variable nystagmus. The diagnosis of episodic ataxias are discussed including the types of episodic ataxias, the diagnosis, genetics, and clinical course are included.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds