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Vestibular hyperreactivity in patients with idiopathic spasmodic torticollis.
  1. P L Huygen,
  2. W I Verhagen,
  3. J J Van Hoof,
  4. M W Horstink
  1. Department of Otolaryngology, Academic Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.


    Ocular motor tests performed on 14 patients with idiopathic spasmodic torticollis were normal. The vestibulo-ocular reflex tested in eight patients showed a significant high level in seven. It is suggested that this phenomenon is secondary rather than the cause of spasmodic torticollis.

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