Abnormal Spontaneous Eye Movements as Initial Presentation of Organophosphate Poisoning

  • Igor De Lima Teixeira
  • Silméia Garcia Zanati Bazan
  • Arthur Oscar Schelp
  • Gustavo José Luvizutto
  • Fabrício Diniz De Lima
  • Rodrigo Bazan

Abstract

Background: Atypical ocular bobbing may result from an intentional poisoning from an organophosphate compound.

Phenomenology Shown: The patient exhibited conjugated, slow, arrhythmic, unpredictable eye movements in all directions, diagnosed as atypical ocular bobbing.

Educational Value: This is a rare, well-documented, clinically relevant case for medical students for correct diagnosis and appropriate treatment of organophosphate intoxication.