Primary position upbeat nystagmus following meningitis

G. L. Holmes, J. Hafford, A. W. Zimmerman

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A case of acquired primary position upbeat nystagmus in a 3-year-old girl following Haemophilus infleunzae meningitis is presented. Her upbeat nystagmus ceased with eye closure and decreased with downward gaze. In addition, she had defective upward pursuit, supporting the concept that upbeat nystagmus may be secondary to a defect in vertical pursuit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)935-936
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Ophthalmology
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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