oculogyric crisis

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oculogyric crisis

n.
A spasmodic movement of the eyeballs into a fixed position, usually upward, that persists for several minutes or hours.
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Patients may develop dystonia and oculogyric crises accompanied with tachycardia and hypertension, suggestive of autonomic storming (Jones et al., 2013).
ADR in form of oculogyric crises and hyperprolactinemia was reported in 2 patients of each group.
Parkinsonism, dystonia, hemiballismus, choreoathetosis, and oculogyric crises occur in 5-10% of patients with idiopathic hypoparathyroidism17, but are less common in patients with surgical hypoparathyroidism or other causes of hypocalcemia18.