skew deviation

skew deviation
a neurological condition of the eyes in which one eye turns down while the other turns up. It is seen in disorders of the cerebellum or brainstem.

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downward and inward rotation of the eye on the side of the cerebellar lesion and upward and outward deviation on the opposite side. Called also Hertwig-Magendie phenomenon, Magendie sign, and Magendie-Hertwig sign.

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