What is the mortality and morbidity of acquired nystagmus?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018
  • Author: Christopher M Bardorf, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Dependent upon etiology


Onset of spasmus nutans is in infants aged 3-15 months with disappearance by age 3 or 4 years. Rarely, it may be present until children are aged 5-6 years.

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