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oculogyric crisis

noun

Medical Definition of oculogyric crisis

  1. :  acute dystonia of the ocular muscles that is marked by involuntary intermittent or sustained deviation of the eyes in a usually upward direction and is often an adverse reaction to certain medications (as antipsychotic or antiemetic drugs) but may be associated with certain medical conditions (as postencephalitic parkinsonism)



Variants of oculogyric crisis

also

oculogyric spasm


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