Bekhterev's Nystagmus

Bekhterev's Nystagmus, also known as Bekhterev's Phenomenon or Compensatory Nystagmus, is a condition named after the Russian neurologist, Vladimir Bekhterev. It is a physiological condition of involuntary and rapid eyeball motion that may be rotary, horizontal, vertical, or a combination of these. It is caused by the destruction of the complex system of cavities, ducts, and canals within the temporal bone of the skull that makes up the inner ear.

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