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What does OKN stand for?

OKN stands for Optokinetic Nystagmus (eyes)

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The vestibular examination included a Romberg test, gait and cerebellar tests, evaluation of spontaneous and semi-spontaneous nystagmus, the Dix-Hallpike maneuver for postural vertigo, pendulum eye-tracking, evaluation for optokinetic nystagmus, torsion swing testing, and caloric testing employing the Hallpike two-temperature technique.
The optokinetic nystagmus test uses a black-and-white striped cylinder called the optokinetic nystagmus drum (OKN drum).
Nystagmus can be a physiological phenomenon such as optokinetic nystagmus (OKN) or induced vestibular nystagmus (which are normal oculomotor responses), or it can be a pathological phenomenon in which the eye(s) oscillate spontaneously.