How to check for eye movement abnormalities
Vertical supranuclear gaze palsy (VSGP) is a typical symptom of NP-C and is present in virtually all patients with NP-C. It often goes undetected, despite it being simple to detect by testing for impairment of voluntary saccades, which is an early sign of NP-C.1,2 All healthcare professional specialties that might see a patient with NP-C and see one or more of the symptoms listed in the Key symptoms of NP-C table should check for eye movement abnormalities. For additional support on how to perform an eye examination please visit www.NeurOcular.com for step-by-step video guidance.
Two step process to test for VSGP:
Educational slide set for healthcare professionals
This slide set aims to support healthcare professionals to recognise the signs and symptoms of NP-C. Feel free to download this slide set for your own information and to present to other healthcare professionals at appropriate meetings or confer
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Tools to aid suspicion of NP-C
The following tools can support healthcare professionals to suspect NP-C by linking key presenting symptoms together.