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Here is a quick mnemonic “DRUGS to remember about Gaze Evoked Nystagmus

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, MBBS, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT, MCAT & NCLEX exams

Gaze Evoked Nystagmus : How To Remember Easily ?

  • D – Drugs can induce exaggerated gaze-evoked nystagmus.
  • R – Sedatives, anticonvulsants, and alcohol are examples of drugs that can cause this condition.
  • U – Muscle paresis and myasthenia gravis are underlying factors associated with gaze-evoked nystagmus.
  • G – Gaze-evoked nystagmus is the most common form of jerk nystagmus.
  • S – Subjects compensate for the deviated eye position by making corrective saccades.

Mnemonic : DRUGS

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