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Abnormal Spontaneous Eye Movements as Initial Presentation of Organophosphate Poisoning

De Lima Teixeira, Igor; Garcia Zanati Bazan, Silmeia; Schelp, Arthur Oscar; Luvizutto, Gustavo Jose; De Lima, Fabricio Diniz; Bazan, Rodrigo

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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Title
Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
DOI
https://doi.org/10.7916/D80865WS

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Center for Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders
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November 22, 2017