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Nystagmus: Introduction

Nystagmus: unintentional jittery movement of the eyes. See detailed information below for a list of 468 causes of Nystagmus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Nystagmus:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Nystagmus. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Nystagmus

Home Diagnostic Testing and Nystagmus

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Causes of Types of Nystagmus:

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Nystagmus: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Nystagmus, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Nystagmus Treatments

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Nystagmus: Animations

Medications or substances causing Nystagmus:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Nystagmus as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Nystagmus: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Nystagmus may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Nystagmus

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Nystagmus: Deaths

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Nystagmus: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Nystagmus: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Nystagmus listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Nystagmus as a symptom include:

Definitions of Nystagmus:

Involuntary movements of the eyeballs. The presence or absence of nystagmus is often used in the diagnosis of a variety of neurological and visual disorders.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Involuntary movements of the eyeballs; the presence or absence of nystagmus is used to diagnose a variety of neurological and visual disorders
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Involuntary, rapid, rhythmic movement of the eyeball.
- (Source - CRISP)

Organs affected by Nystagmus:

The list of organs typically affected by Nystagmus may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Nystagmus

The list below shows some of the causes of Nystagmus mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Nystagmus?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Nystagmus. Of the 468 causes of Nystagmus that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 7 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 10 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 452 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Nystagmus:

The following list of conditions have 'Nystagmus' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Nystagmus Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Nystagmus based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Nystagmus?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Nystagmus, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Nystagmus:

    Medical Conditions associated with Nystagmus:

    Eye twitching (390 causes), Itching skin (1068 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes), Eye movement symptoms (523 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Nystagmus:

    Eye movement symptoms (523 causes), Eye symptoms (5412 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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