Treatment of periodic alternating nystagmus

G. Michael Halmagyi, Peter Rudge, Michael A. Gresty, R. John Leigh, David S. Zee

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Two patients with longstanding acquired periodic alternating nystagmus (PAN) were treated with baclofen, 30 mg/day. Baclofen abolished the PAN and relieved oscillopsia in both patients but was ineffective in another patient with congenital PAN.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)609-611
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of neurology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1980


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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Michael Halmagyi, G., Rudge, P., Gresty, M. A., John Leigh, R., & Zee, D. S. (1980). Treatment of periodic alternating nystagmus. Annals of neurology, 8(6), 609-611.