MY RESPONSIBILITY in this symposium is to provide each of you with the necessary language for basic communication regarding the technique of nystagmography. This glossary of terminology will of necessity be simple and by no means exhaustive. For the sake of simplicity, brevity, and ease of understanding I will define the terms I use in the following three major categories: (1) nystagmus; (2) nystagmography; and (3) the nystagmogram.
The terms to be defined are the following:
(3) Oblique or Rotatory
Intensity or Degree (Alexander's Classification)
(1) First Degree
(2) Second Degree
(3) Third Degree
(a) Nylen's Classification
(i) Nylen I
(ii) Nylen II
(b) Cawthorne's Classification
RUBIN W. Language of Nystagmography. Arch Otolaryngol. 1966;84(6):634–637. doi:10.1001/archotol.1966.00760030636008
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