Electronystagmography

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Definition of Electronystagmography

Electronystagmography is a test to look at voluntary and . It evaluates the acoustic nerve, which runs from the brain to the ears (and control hearing and balance) and the occulomotor nerve, which runs from the brain to the eyes.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Daniel B. Hoch, PhD, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 6/24/2009

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