Abnormal Spontaneous Eye Movements as Initial Presentation of Organophosphate Poisoning
Background: Atypical ocular bobbing may result from an intentional poisoning from an organophosphate compound.
Phenomenology Shown: The patient exhibited conjugated, slow, arrhythmic, unpredictable eye movements in all directions, diagnosed as atypical ocular bobbing.
Educational Value: This is a rare, well-documented, clinically relevant case for medical students for correct diagnosis and appropriate treatment of organophosphate intoxication.
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- November 22, 2017