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Here is a quick mnemonic “NYSTAGMUS to remember about Eye Disorder In Parinaud’s Syndrome

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

Nystagmus : How To Remember Easily ?

  • N – Nystagmus: Rhythmic eye oscillation caused by various factors.
  • Y – You can observe nystagmus during vestibular or optokinetic stimulation.
  • S – Some diseases can lead to pathological nystagmus.
  • T – The eyes or optic nerves may have abnormalities contributing to nystagmus.
  • A – Albinism, Leber’s congenital amaurosis, and bilateral cataract are examples of conditions associated with nystagmus.
  • G – Generally, nystagmus present from birth is called congenital sensory nystagmus.
  • M – Motor nystagmus resembling sensory nystagmus can develop without sensory visual system abnormalities.
  • U – Understand that visual acuity is often reduced in congenital motor nystagmus.
  • S – Sensory nystagmus in children with congenital lesions typically appears weeks after birth.

Mnemonic : NYSTAGMUS

Dr. Arin Nandi

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